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MassMOCA to Undergo Massive Expansion Project

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Mass MoCA Expansion Profiled in WSJ

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Nick Cave Interviewed in NYT

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Thomas Krens in Negotiations for Museum in North Adams, MA

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Mass MOCA Announces Ambitious Exhibition Plan for Renovated Space

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

New York – Orly Genger, ‘Red, Yellow and Blue,’ at Madison Square Park through September 8

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

New York – Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures, through March 9th 2013

Monday, February 25th, 2013

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Opening of Sanford Biggers “Cosmic Voodoo Circus” at SculptureCenter, Saturday, September 10, 2011

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Go See – New York: Sol LeWitt at City Hall Park through December 2nd, 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: Sol LeWitt’s ‘Forms Derived from a Cube’ at PaceWildenstein through October 17, 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Go See – Massachusetts: Sol LeWitt, A Drawing Retrospective at MASS MoCA, Now On View through 2033

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Cai Guo-Qiang Mid-Career Retrospective @ Guggenheim Museum

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Christoph Buchel’s Mess MoCA

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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