Ed Ruscha Joins Board of SFMoMA One Year After Leaving MOCA

August 17th, 2013

Painter Ed Ruscha has been elected to a three-year term serving on the board of trustees for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, almost exactly one year after he left his same post at Los Angeles’s Museum of Contemporary Art.  The move comes as SFMoMA begins a landmark $610-million expansion that will leave its main building closed until 2016.  Ruscha also voiced his support for departing MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch.  “I thought he would add some unconventional touch to the picture. Maybe it didn’t work out for him. But he started to get the engine rolling.”Read more at LA Times