State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 opens at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BERKELEY, CA.- The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive presents State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970, the first major survey of California Conceptualism and related practices in their seminal period, 1967 to 1974. The exhibition is part of the Getty Foundation’s collaborative initiative, Pacific Standard Time, and the only one that will travel to Northern California. Co-organized by BAM/PFA and the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), and co-curated by BAM/PFA Adjunct Curator Constance Lewallen and OCMA Adjunct Curator Karen Moss, the exhibition features more than 150 works of art—installations, photographs, videos, artists’ books, and extensive performance documentation—that demonstrate the critical role of California artists in the development of Conceptual art and other new genres…