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KCRW Summer Nights with OCMA ft. KCRW DJs Raul Campos & José Galván


August 11, 2023 • 7:00 pm PDT

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Meet us in OC! Come hang with KCRW at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA). The event will feature live sets from KCRW DJs Raul Campos & José Galván, food offerings, bar, and more. OCMA is staying open late, so explore the galleries and the special exhibition Alice Neel: Feels Like Home. Come dance with us!

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7:00 PM – 8:30 PM KCRW DJ José Galván

8:30 PM – 10:00PM KCRW DJ Raul Campos

The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) has a proven reputation as an innovative art museum with a history of discovering and actively engaging with living artists at pivotal points in their careers. The museum has organized and presented critically acclaimed exhibitions that have traveled nationally and internationally to more than 35 venues. The museum’s collection of more than 4,500 works of art includes important examples of modern and contemporary art and artists inspired by or working in California, including: John Baldessari, Chris Burden, Vija Celmins, Bruce Conner, Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Irwin, Catherine Opie, Charles Ray and Ed Ruscha. In October 2022 the museum opened in a new building designed by Morphosis on the campus of Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California. For more information go to ocma.art.

Feels Like Home examines the role of kinship, chosen family, and the importance of community within the work of Alice Neel (b. 1900, Gladwyne, PA; d. 1984, New York, NY), one of the foremost American figurative painters of the twentieth century. A curated selection of forty paintings, many pulled from the estate’s collection, focuses on Neel’s honest, intimate paintings of her home, children, animals, and expanded family. Everyday occurrences—from two nuns walking arm in arm in the park to folks gathered in a movie theater lobby—also demonstrate a close bond with New York, which provided Neel with a sense of belonging, enabling the artist to create her own definition of family. Images of the city are combined with paintings of parents and siblings, embraces between children and their beloved pets, and detailed insights into the artists and poets in Neel’s circle—revealing the extraordinary breadth of an artist for whom there was no separation between art and life. Brought together for the first time in OCMA’s exhibition, the works in Feels Like Home allow us to see the world from Neel’s unique point of view, reminding us that there is a multitude of ways to make and build a home.

Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)


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