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Los Angeles – Francesco Vezzoli: “Cinema Vezzoli” at MOCA Through August 11th, 2014

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Helen Molesworth Appointed New Chief Curator at MOCA

Friday, May 30th, 2014

MoCA North Miami Files Suit Against City Over Maintenance, Funding

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Former MOCA Board Members Return to Seats As New Director Takes Over

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

MOCA North Miami Reportedly In Talks to Move Collection to Bass Museum

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Philippe Vergne Prepares to Start as New MOCA Director

Friday, February 28th, 2014

LA Times Profiles New MOCA Director Philippe Vergne

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

MOCA Names Philippe Vergne as New Director

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

MOCA Reaches Endowment Goal

Wednesday, January 8th, 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

Tracey Emin Preps Show at MOCA North Miami

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Artists Baldessari, Kruger, Opie and Ruscha Join MOCA Search Team for New Director

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

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

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Los Angeles: Chris Johanson at MOCA Pacific Center, Through October 13th, 2013

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Ed Ruscha Joins Board of SFMoMA One Year After Leaving MOCA

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

MOCA Bows Out of Koons Retrospective

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Without Deitch, MOCA Searches for a Way Forward

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Deitch Officially Announces Departure from MOCA

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Jeffrey Deitch to Leave MOCA

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Los Angeles – Urs Fisher at MOCA through August 19th, 2013

Friday, July 12th, 2013

MOCA Launches Look at Punk Artwork

Monday, May 20th, 2013

MOCA May Cancel Pacific Standard Time Show

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

MOCA Purchases Large-Scale Installation by Ryan Trecartin

Friday, April 26th, 2013
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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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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