Highlights of the MOCA collection

A sampling of standout artworks The Museum of Contemporary Art has a collection of nearly 6,000 works. These are among the highlights: Jackson Pollock, “Number 1, 1949,” 1949, enamel and aluminum paint on canvas, gift of Rita and Raft Schreiber Mark Rothko,"No. 61 (Rust and Blue),” 1953, oil on canvas, gift/purchase in MOCA’s Panza Collection Robert Rauschenberg,untitled sculpture, circa 1954, mixed media and found objects, including a mirror and a stuffed hen, on a wood structure, gift/purchase in MOCA’s Panza Collection Jasper Johns, “Map,” 1962, encaustic and collage on canvas, gift of Marcia Simon WeismanJohn Baldessari, “This Is Not to Be Looked At,” 1966, acrylic and photoemulsion on canvas, gift of Joel Wachs David Smith, “Cubi III,” 1961, stainless steel, partial and promised gift of Beatrice and Philip GershRobert Gober, “Cigar,” 1991, wood, paint, paper and tobacco, gift of MOCA’s Collectors Committee in honor of Marcia Simon WeismanChris Burden, “The Big Wheel,” 1979, cast iron flywheel powered by a motorcycle, gift of the Lannan Foundation Arshile Gorky, “Betrothal I,” 1947, oil on paper, gift of Rita and Taft Schreiber Andy Warhol, “Telephone,” 1962, casein and pencil on linen, purchased with funds from an anonymous donorSource: Times staff writer Suzanne Muchnic

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