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MOCA LA to Recognize Employee Union

Monday, December 9th, 2019

MOCA Workers Move to Unionize

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

LA Times Charts Challenges to MOCA’s New Free Admission Policy

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary Set to Be Reimagined as Performance and Event space

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

MOCA Denver Selects Nora Burnett Abrams as Director

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Art News Surveys MOCA’s Steps Forward Under Klaus Biesenbach

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

MOCA to Move Towards Free Admission

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Mia Locks Named Senior Curator at MOCA

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

MOCA LA to Once Again Stage Benefit Event, With a New Tiwst

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Los Angeles – Zoe Leonard: “Survey” at MOCA Through March 25th, 2019

Monday, March 25th, 2019

LA Times Charts Klaus Biesenbach’s Love of MOCA Grand’s Architecture

Friday, March 15th, 2019

MOCA LA Designer Arata Isozaki Wins Pritzker Prize

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

MOCA to Close Pacific Design Center Location

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Sol LeWitt Wall-Drawing Show at MassMOCA Extended Throguh 2043

Monday, November 19th, 2018

MOCA Adds 5 New Board Members

Monday, November 12th, 2018

LA Times Features Klaus Biesenbach’s Vision for MOCA LA

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Barbara Kruger to Reprise MOCA LA Installation

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Maria Seferian Taking Chair of MOCA LA Board

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Former MOCA Director Richard Koshalek Interviewed on Klaus Biesenbach’s Hire at Museum

Monday, August 27th, 2018

MOCA San Diego Faces Criticism Over Expansion Plans

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Klaus Biesenbach Heads to MOCA LA

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Philippe Verne Steps Down as MOCA Director

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Art News Details Conditions Behind Shake-Up at MOCA LA

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

MOCA Terminates Chief Curator

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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CNN Looks at Business and Legality of Removing and Selling Street Art Pieces

January 21st, 2020

CNN has a piece this week on the business behind removing and selling street art murals, and the legality that drives who can remove and sell a piece. “Generally, when you purchase a building, you own the fixtures within the building, whether they’re ceiling fans or [a] fine art mural painting on a wall,” says Paul Cossu, a partner at legal firm Pryor Cashman and part of the firm’s art law group. “Of course, what an owner can do with a fine art mural after acquiring the building will depend, in part, on whether the mural is protected by the Visual Artists Rights Act.”
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Art Thieves Confess to Stealing Gustav Klimt Work and Returning It

January 21st, 2020

Two men have confessed to stealing the Gustav Klimt recently discovered in the wall of a Piacenza gallery, as well as to returning the work. “They said they returned the painting four years ago,” says Guido Gulieri, the pair’s lawyer. “But we don’t yet know the details of how it came to be [in the recess] and what exactly happened to the painting in the intervening years. They had confessed before but were not believed.”
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Desert X AlUla Annnounces Artist List

January 21st, 2020

The inaugural edition of Desert X AlUla in Saudi Arabia has announced its artist list, including work by Lita Albuquerque, Wael Shawky, Superflex, and more. This edition of the event has earned strong condemnation for its part in the country’s push to rebrand itself as open and free after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  “Unless artists are willing to make their host’s state control of expression an explicit subject of their work, those who participate cannot escape compromise from the polluted context,” says critic Christopher Knight.
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