Former MOCA Board Members Return to Seats As New Director Takes Over

March 20th, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art has announced that artists Catherine Opie, John Baldessari and Barbara Kruger are all returning to their positions on the museum’s Board of Trustees.  The artists had previously left their posts over friction with then-director Jeffrey Deitch’s vision for MOCA.  Painter Mark Grotjahn has also been elected to a fourth artist seat on the board, previously occupied by Ed Ruscha.  “I’m very excited about the prospects for MOCA with Philippe leading us and I want to be supportive,” John Baldessari said in a statement.

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