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

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

MOCA LA Designer Arata Isozaki Wins Pritzker Prize

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

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

Klaus Biesenbach Heads to MOCA LA

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Art News Details Conditions Behind Shake-Up at MOCA LA

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

MOCA LA Adds Peter Morton as Trustee

Friday, June 24th, 2016

MOCA Launches Look at Punk Artwork

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Art News Surveys MOCA’s Steps Forward Under Klaus Biesenbach

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

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

Friday, March 15th, 2019

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

Mark Grotjahn Declines MOCA Honors Over Lack of Diversity in Museum Awards

Monday, February 5th, 2018

MOCA Chicago Spends $500,000 to Restore Concrete-Block Cadillac

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Mass MOCA Announces Ambitious Exhibition Plan for Renovated Space

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

MOCA Loans Iconic Frank Stella to Commercial Gallery, Drawing Criticism

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

LA Times Profiles New MOCA Director Philippe Vergne

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

MocaTV Releases First Episode of “Ambiance Man” with Fred Armisen, Jack Black and Jibz Cameron

Monday, December 30th, 2013

MOCA Announces Online Sketch Comedy with Fred Armisen, Jack Black, and Jibz Cameron

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Eli Broad Prepares to Open Museum, Will No Longer Donate Large Gifts to MOCA

Friday, September 20th, 2013

MOCA Purchases Large-Scale Installation by Ryan Trecartin

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Catherine Opie on LACMA/MOCA Merger

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

LACMA Makes Formal Bid to Acquire MOCA

Friday, March 8th, 2013
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Kim Gordon, Glenn Ligon, Olivia Marciano Among New Board Appointments at LAXART

May 21st, 2019

Kim Gordon, Zenas Hutcheson, Glenn Ligon, Olivia Marciano and Conor O’Neil have been named to the board of the nonprofit art space LAXART in Los Angeles. “I’m simply giddy—humbled, honored, inspired all at once. These new members heighten our dynamism,” Hamza Walker, LAXART’s director, said in a statement. “Whereas Gordon and Ligon are seminal figures (read rock stars) in the field of contemporary art, Hutcheson, Marciano, and O’Neil mark a new generation of cultural stewardship. They join an already outstanding slate of directors who are our primary supporters and advocates.””
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Nomura Emerging Artist Award Goes to Cheng Ran and Cameron Rowland

May 21st, 2019

Artists Cheng Ran and Cameron Rowland have been awarded the newly launched Nomura Emerging Artist Award, with each of them receiving $100,000.  “It is extraordinary and admirable that Nomura has based this award program on the concepts of change and challenge,” Kathy Halbreich, a member of the prize’s jury and the executive director of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation said. “For the Nomura Emerging Artist Award, the jury has responded by selecting two artists of high purpose, exceptional intellectual ambition, and profound sensitivity to the fast-moving currents of today’s world.”
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Art News Surveys MOCA’s Steps Forward Under Klaus Biesenbach

May 21st, 2019

A piece in Art News this week notes the recent fundraising successes at MOCA, and Klaus Biesenbach’s vision for the museum. “I think the future of MOCA is getting back to serving art and serving community—that’s the message,” says artist and board member Catherine Opie. “It’s all about opening up the museum and what MOCA stood for when it started. I think people are feeling really good about everything. I’ve been trying to take a beat from people I know, people that work inside the museum, as well as the perspective outside of MOCA. I have to say that, so far, everyone’s been giving the thumbs up.”
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