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Jerry Saltz Triumphs Over TriBeCa’s Art World Ascendance

September 18th, 2019

Jerry Saltz pens a piece in NY Mag this week trumpeting the return of the TriBeCa art scene, as a range of galleries open in the neighborhood. “Against all odds, can New York have a good art neighborhood with a walkable density of galleries?” He asks.  “Galleries with wooden floors, flaws, and funny footprints, which are more like where artists actually make art than all those perfect, concrete-floored slick showrooms?”
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Whitney Breaks Ground on Monumental David Hammons Sculpture

September 18th, 2019

The Whitney has broken ground on David Hammons’s Day’s End (2020), a permanent install across from the museum in the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula.  The piece is referred to by the artist as a “ghost monument” to Gordon Matta-Clark’s 1975 work of the same name in the same location.
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Ragnar Kjartansson Interviewed on Making ‘The Visitors’

September 18th, 2019

The Guardian’s running series of highlights of 21st Century arts features Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors, calling it the best artwork of the 21st Century so far.  “It has a special place in my heart, but it was such a feelgood piece that I had to make some really dark shit afterwards,” he says of his work. “No artist has a favorite piece. Maybe you can pick one when you’re really old – but it’s something I’m super proud of. It took on a life of its own.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles

250 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-626-6222
Monday 11am – 5pm
Tuesday and Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11am – 8pm
Friday 11am – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am – 6pm
$8 General Admission
$5 Students and Seniors
Free for children under 12
Free every Thursday 5pm – 8pm
Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Matthew Monahan
July 26 – October 29, 2007
Gordon Matta-Clark: You Are the Measure
September 16 – January 7, 2008
Murakami
October 29 – February 11, 2008