Past Exhibitions

John Haley: Berkeley School Abstract Expressionist

October 29, 2011–February 26, 2012
MMA La Mirada

A rare selection of abstract paintings by John Haley (1905 – 1991) from the collection of a private lender will be on view. A student of Hans Hofmann in Germany in the 1920s, Haley became an important and influential art instructor at UC Berkeley who promoted Hofmann’s modernist methods.

Sponsored by Lois and Donald Mayol, Janelle Gistelli and Johnny Apodaca.

Exhibition support provided by the Fund for Special Exhibitions: Peggy and Bob Alspaugh, Pam and John Wilkinson, Melissa and Jason.

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