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

April 21st, 2021

Senior Curator Mia Locks is out at MOCA LA after reporting resistance over diversity initiatives at the museum. “MOCA’s leadership is not yet ready to fully embrace IDEA,” she said in an email, referring to a new initiative designed to promote inclusion and diversity.
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Sam Durant Installs New Sculpture on High Line

April 15th, 2021

Artist Sam Durant has installed a predator drone on the High Line, an attempt to make visible the United States’ secret drone bombing policies. “I was very concerned with using unmanned aircraft to essentially assassinate people,” he says. “It was seen as popular in the United States because U.S. soldiers didn’t have to go to the battlefield. But what about the casualties in the countries that were attacked by our drones? The idea was to bring this conversation home to America.”
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Hauser & Wirth Open in Monaco

April 15th, 2021

Marking its 13th gallery worldwide, Hauser & Wirth have opened in Monaco. “In former times, Monaco was a destination for artists, writers, and filmmakers who were as captivated as we have been by the Côte d’Azur,” says Iwan Wirth.
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Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama- website

More info about the artist coming soon.