Apr 23 – May 27, 2017

Opening Reception: 

April 23, 2017, 4pm—7pm

Reconstitution is a group exhibition that is an update and recasting of the 1987 exhibition Constitution originally organized by the art collective Group Material. The exhibition will include work by: Kathryn Andrews, Shagha Ariannia, Gretchen Bender, Dawoud Bey, Mary Ellen Carroll, Ching Ho Cheng, Tseng Kwong Chi, Sonya Clark, Joeff Davis, Sid M. Duenas, Melvin EdwardsRidykeulous (Nicole Eisenman & A.L. Steiner), Rafa Esparza, Lauren Davis Fisher, Arshia Haq, Rachel Harrison, Sharon Hayes, Edgar Heap of Birds, Brendan Fowler/Election Reform, Gronk, Anish Kapoor, Gelare Khoshgozaran, Kang Seung Lee, Zoe Leonard, Steve Locke, M (aka Michael Chow), Van McElwee, Harold Mendez, Mike Mills, Jenny Perlin, Jefferson Pinder, Christina Quarles, Umar Rashid, Marie “Big Mama” Roseman, Peter Saul, Augustus Sherman, Maryam Taghavi, Mark Themann, Danh Vo, Christine Wang, Timothy E. Washington, Lawrence Weiner, and the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

LAXART Text installation by Oscar Magallanes with assistance by Aaron Estrada, Alfreda Diaz and Adrian Alfaro.

MOLAA Panel Discussion

Legacy of the Chicano Movement: A Discussion with Emerging Los Angeles Artist

Friday, March 3, 2017 | 7:00 – 9:00pm

Oscar will be participating in this panel discussion at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA.

Writer and historian Rodrigo Ribera d’Ebre leads a panel discussion that will focus on the legacy of the Chicano Movement as it relates to the work of today’s emerging Latino & Chicano artists.Topics will include muralism and social justice movements in the context of Frank Romero’s politically charged work of the 1980s and 1990s.

$10 / Members Free
Space is limited. First come, first served.
For info call (562) 437-1689 or visit

MOLAA’s Friday night programming is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.


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Museum of Latin American Art’s Día de los Muertos Exhibition

October 12, 2016 – December 4, 2016

My work will be included in this juried exhibition of Southern California artist. The art and altars are displayed to the public in the MOLAA galleries and are featured as a part of MOLAA’s Día de los Muertos curriculum.

Real Eyes print release and fundraiser for Inner-City Arts


Venice, California- Rose Room
RealEyes print release
May 4th, 2016 Wednesday 7-11 pm

6 Rose Ave.
Venice Beach, CA 90291

Charly West in conjunction with Oscar Magallanes invite you to the RealEyes print release party benefiting Inner-City Arts. Inner-City Arts is one of the nation’s most widely regarded arts education provider located in the heart of Skid Row area of Los Angeles serving disadvantaged children and youth.