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 Weisman

John 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 Gersh

Robert Gober, "Cigar," 1991, wood, paint, paper and tobacco, gift of MOCA's Collectors Committee in honor of Marcia Simon Weisman

Chris 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 donor

Source: Times staff writer Suzanne Muchnic