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Ai Weiwei Opens Major Project in New York

October 16th, 2017

Ai Weiwei, via NYTAi Weiwei’s landmark public art project Good Fences Make Good Neighbors has opened in New York, with massive fence sculptures erected across New York. “New York is a city I spent 10 years in,” Ai says of his history with the city. “I was quite hesitant [to do a project here] because I love [New York] so much, it’s not easy for me to just put a simple sculpture in the city … I had to do something to pay back my respect, my love.”
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Alex Katz Does Cover for New York Magazine

October 16th, 2017

Alex Katz, via NYMAlex Katz has provided the illustration for the 50th anniversary issue of New York Magazine, drawing a series of subway riders in a stripped down approach. “Alex Katz made drawings of people on the subway in the 1940s when he was a student on his way to Cooper Union,” says Magazine photography director Jody Quon. “We wanted to see if he would revisit the experience of doing the subway drawings.” 
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United States Withdrawing from Unesco

October 15th, 2017

UNESCO, via NYTCiting an “anti-Israel bias,” the United States will withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, the New York Times reports. “Universality is critical to Unesco’s mission to strengthen international peace and security in the face of hatred and violence, to defend human rights and dignity,” says Unesco director Irina Bokova.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

770 NE 125th Street
North Miami, Florida 33161
305-893-6211
Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm
Sunday Noon – 5pm
Monday Closed
Last Friday of the Month 7pm – 10pm
$5 Adults
$3 Students and Seniors
Free for children under 12 and North Miami residents
By donation on Tuesday

MoCA in North Miami opened its 23,000 square foot building in February 1996 and shows around 10 exhibitions each year. The museum’s permanent collection is comprised of over 400 works, including artists such as John Baldessari, Dan Flavin, Dennis Oppenheim, Gabriel Orozco and Raymond Pettibon.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Karen Kilimnik
September 7 – November 11, 2007
Jorge Pardo
December 4, 2007 – March 2, 2008
Enoc Perez
December 6, 2007 – March 22, 2008