Permanent Collection

Permanent Collection
June 29-September 21, 2014

This selection of highlights from the museum’s collection features representational paintings in the California Gallery and abstract works from the 1960s to the present in the Steele Gallery. On view are new acquisitions by Peter Alexander, Albert Contreras, Nancy Rubins, Manuel Neri, and Tom Wudl, each a stellar example of the artist’s work.
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Laguna Art Museum’s mission is to collect, care for, and exhibit works of art that were created by California artists or represent the life and history of the state. The museum’s collection consists of over 3,500 works from the early nineteenth century to the present day. All periods and styles of California art are represented.
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Images left to right: Tom Wudl, Untitled, 1970, acrylic and gold leaf on paper punch, gift of Jerry and Sandy Canter; Peter Alexander, Perrino, 2009, cast polyester resin, museum purchase with funds from a prior gift of Mark and Hilarie Moore; Albert Contreras, Untitled, 2010, acrylic gel on panel, gift of Peter Mendenhall