This election season, L.A. museums will vie with Presidential candidates for contrasting views of America, our globalizing world, and women. The highlights include a long-awaited John McLaughlin… More ›
Posts Tagged: MOCA
East Coast media still can’t get L.A. museums straight (artnet news).
“Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA” fills MOCA Geffen with installations and other large-scale pieces. Shown for the first time is Evan Holloway’s Left-Handed Guitarist… More ›
—More East Coast media (Bloomberg News) coverage of the mythic Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art
A recent Broad press release humblebrags visitor demographics that most museums would kill for. The Broad’s audience is young (average age is 32), diverse (64 percent are not in the… More ›
The controversial practice of museums lending art to commercial galleries hasn’t been on the Los Angeles radar. It is now, big time, with the opening of Hauser Wirth &… More ›
Normally indigenous to East Coast media, the mythic “Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art” makes an appearance in an L.A. Biz film review.
This is what Catherine Opie’s 700 Nimes Road looks like, through People magazine googles. The magazine is running a photo feature.
Walk-in kaleidoscopes, presented as serious art, are having a moment. You waited in line two hours to see the Broad… did you get to see Yayoi Kusama‘s Infinity Mirrored Room? It could be a… More ›
In July 2013 Jeffrey Deitch took his disco ball and went home. His successor Philippe Vergne pretty much erased the chalkboard, leaving MOCA with few exhibitions in the pipeline. 2015 turned out to… More ›
“The one word that gives my generation such vexation is the one thing I think a museum should stand for—connoisseurship. The art world is dominated by galleries, art consultants, art fairs,… More ›
Alex Israel is like Jeff Koons, only less so. The art market adores him. Curators, not so much. Despite that, Israel is having a museum moment. LACMA has put on view a large painting, Sky… More ›
“Bad Art Museum Reviews” is a relatively new blog offering “a curated exhibition of the best worst museum and gallery reviews.” It’s mostly taken from Yelp users, a tough… More ›
More scrambled museum geography from Forbes and Perez Hilton.
If L.A. builds enough cultural institutions on Grand Avenue, will it get pedestrian traffic? Eli Broad has recently dialed back his prediction that Grand Avenue is destined to be the Champs… More ›
Kids love dinosaurs and mummies. Beuys and Kiefer, not so much? The Broad may be rewriting that rule. Yesterday, the downtown museum was packed with parents, children, and infants in strollers. The… More ›
It’s not getting much attention, for obvious reasons, but MOCA Grand Avenue has a quietly spectacular full-building installation of its permanent collection. “The Art of Our Time,”… More ›
With the Broad’s Sep. 20 opening, downtown L.A. will have two major contemporary art museums in walkable proximity. This February Eli Broad told KPCC: “If you combine our collection with… More ›
The Broad’s Sep. 20 opening (ticketing starts today) will command local and global arts coverage attention this fall. But there will a lot more happening. Start across Grand Avenue. Beginning… More ›
The New York Times is reporting that MOCA will give a free museum membership to anyone who brings a Broad ticket to the MOCA box office—during the first two weeks that the Broad is open. The… More ›
MOCA Grand Avenue is adding a project space called “storefront:.” Occupying the entrance of the Marcia Weisman Works on Paper Study Center (across from the bookstore), it opens Aug. 31… More ›
MOCA has agreed to lend works from its collection to the Underground Museum, the Crenshaw District alternative space started by artist Noah Davis. The three-year deal has received… More ›
Writing in the Huffington Post, architect Lance Hosey has a think piece on the surprisingly widespread phenomenon of buildings that look like women’s bodies. Naturally, Arata Isozaki is… More ›
The Art Newspaper reports that Jeffrey Deitch is bringing MOCA’s Cameron show to New York. It will run Sep. 8-Oct. 17 at the Suzanne Geiss Company, which occupies the former site of Deitch… More ›
The Internet’s new toy is #HowOldRobot. It’s an online app, devised by Microsoft, that guesses the age and gender of anyone in an uploaded selfie. Of course, it works with artistic… More ›