Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection

10/20/2007 - 02/20/2008
Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection
The Ovitz Family Collection was begun in the late 1970’s by Los Angeles-based art collectors and patrons Michael and Judy Ovitz and is recognized among the top contemporary art collections in the world. Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection includes recently acquired paintings, sculpture, and photography by 18 international artists.

Artists in the exhibition include: Michael Borremans, Jesse Chapman, Jules de Balincourt, Tim Eitel, Olafur Eliasson, Dan Flavin, Matt Greene, Rachel Harrison, Klara Kristalova, Daniel Lefcourt, George Henry Longly, Victor Man, Julie Mehretu, Richard Prince, Anselm Reyle, Dana Schutz, Macrae Semans, and Jeff Wall.

Art works from the Ovitz Family Collection have been presented throughout the United States at universities, colleges, and museums including the H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, the Arizona State University Art Museum, Bates College Musuem of Art, Reed College’s Cooley Art Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Art Museum, The Walker Art Center, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, The High Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, among others.

The Artspace gratefully acknowledges financial support for this exhibition and the 2007-2008 exhibition series from the Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts, the H&R Block Foundation, and the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, and private contributions.

Press

Kansas City Star

Visions in Variety
November 11, 2007
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Kansas City Star

Eye of the Collector
August 26, 2007
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Press Release

Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection opens October 19 at the H&R Block Artspace at KCAI
October 1, 2007
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