MoCA Receives Major Gift of Twenty-Two Contemporary Works

March 2nd, 2017

MoCA Los Angeles has received a major gift of twenty-two works from collectors Alan Hergott and Curt Shepard, including pieces by Doug Aitken, Matthew Barney, Thomas Hirschhorn, and Catherine Opie.  “As with many American museums, MoCA would not exist without the selfless engagement of its patrons. With this gift, Alan and Curt join a family of collectors who have changed museums in this country forever,” director Philippe Vergne says. “Their gifts to MoCA benefit the museum and its artists, the city of Los Angeles, and its citizens. This is true philanthropy at the highest level.”

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