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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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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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