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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

‘Possible Partnership’ Between LA MOCA and USC

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Matthew Monahan’s Body/Pedestal at LA MOCA

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Art Newspaper Notes Employees Still Negotiating Contract at MOCA Two Years After Negotiation

Friday, December 24th, 2021

Johanna Burton Joins MOCA as Executive Director

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

MOCA’s Curator Mia Locks Resigns After Resistance to Diversity Initiatives

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Mass MOCA Staff Pushes Towards Unionization

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

NYT Profiles Departure of Founder Joseph C. Thompson from Mass MoCA

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Glenn Kaino Interviewed in LA Times

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

MASS MoCA Director Joe Thompson Steps Down

Friday, August 28th, 2020

MOCA Workers Move to Unionize

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary Set to Be Reimagined as Performance and Event space

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

MOCA Denver Selects Nora Burnett Abrams as Director

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

LA Times Charts Institutional Interest in Collecting Performance Art

Monday, August 12th, 2019

New York – “Non-Vicious Circle” at Paula Cooper Gallery Through August 16th, 2019

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

MOCA to Move Towards Free Admission

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Mia Locks Named Senior Curator at MOCA

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

AO On-Site – Los Angeles: Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at The Geffen Contemporary, April 12th – 14th, 2019

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Los Angeles – Zoe Leonard: “Survey” at MOCA Through March 25th, 2019

Monday, March 25th, 2019

MOCA to Close Pacific Design Center Location

Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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