Museum Closings This Week: New California Art & More

Linda Mary Montano, Chicken Dance: The Streets of San Francisco, March 3, 6, and 9, 1972; Performance documentation; Courtesy of the artist, Kingston, New York; Photo: Mitchell Payne | image via State of Mind exhibit at OCMA
See them before they're gone! Here's a list of what museum exhibitions are closing this week. Click here to see what opened this week.

Armory Center for the Arts
Speaking in Tongues: Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976 brings together two Los Angeles artists to highlight the use of photography in the transition from modern to post-modern art.
Ends January 22, 2012

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In Mural Remix Sandra de la Loza reassembles obscure or forgotten murals from the 1970s. "Taking the role of a performative archivist, she extracts and manipulates archival material to create a multi-media installation that provides a constantly shifting view of Chicano muralism."
Ends January 22, 2012

Glenn Ligon: AMERICA is a mid-career retrospective exhibition. Known for his work in the 1980s and '90s challenging ideas of race, sexuality, representation and language, Bronx native Glenn Ligon continues to use a variety of media to explore American history, literature and society.
Ends January 22, 2012

Laguna Art Museum
Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971 highlights the role of University of California, Irvine as a hotbed of contemporary art.
Ends January 22, 2012

State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 focuses on Conceptual art and related new genres in Northern and Southern California through a hodgepodge of works and media. Co-organized by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) and UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA).
Ends January 22, 2012

The culminating exhibition of Two Schools of Cool presents five distinct installations, each conceived, developed, and created by a pair of collaborating artists from two different generations, the 1970s and the 2000s.
Ends January 22, 2012

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
The 1960s and 70s brought together a group of Los Angeles artists focusing on the interplay of light and art, as exhibited in Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface. "While the exhibition will be closing Jan. 22 in La Jolla, select works at the downtown location will remain on view into spring and summer."
Ends January 22, 2012

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