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Monterey Museum of Art Opens Fall Exhibition Season

The Monterey Museum of Art announces its Fall season of exhibitions to open October 29, 2011 at the MMA-La Mirada.

John Haley, Phylum, 1951, oil on canvas, collection B. R. Ott.

Pop Icons: Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein features works on paper by two of the leading artists associated with the pop art movement. Additional featured artists include Red Grooms, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, and Allen D’ Arcangelo.

John Haley: Berkeley School Abstract Expressionist is a selection of abstract paintings by John Haley (1905 – 1991) from the collection of a several private lenders. The artist studied with Hans Hofmann in Germany in the 1920s and became an important and influential art instructor at UC Berkeley, promoting Hofmann’s modernist methods. He had a solo exhibition at San Francisco’s de Young Museum in 1980.

Cultural Collisions: Prints by Enrique Chagoya from the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation consists of a select representation of prints by San Francisco Bay area artist and Stanford University professor Enrique Chagoya, from the collection of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation. Chagoya, a renowned painter and printmaker, creates topical works that address political themes in a biting and satirically humorous tone.

The Monterey Museum of Art-La MIrada is located at 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. Museum hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 11 am-5 pm, Sunday, 1-4 pm. For more information visit or call 831.3723.5477.

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