February 2014

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Saturday, February 1 at MOCA Grand Avenue
Room to Live: Recent Acquisitions and Works from the Collection
Room to Live: Recent Acquisitions and Works from the Collection
Oct 5, 2013-Mar 31, 2014

With an emphasis on acquisitions made over the past several years, Room to Live features selected room-scale works and in-depth single-artist presentations from MOCA’s renowned permanent collection. Organized by Curator Bennett Simpson, the exhibition includes works spanning the 1960s to the present in a variety of media, including installation, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, and video. Artists featured include Joan Brown, Cosima von Bonin, Moyra Davey, Günther Förg, Samara Golden, Nan Goldin, Mark Handforth, John Knight, Liz Larner, William Leavitt, Rodney McMillian, Rebecca Morris, Christian Phillipp Müller, Juan Muñoz, Bruce Nauman, Andreas Slominski, Henry Taylor, Bob Thompson, Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch, Marnie Weber, Amelie von Wulfen, and others.

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Saturday, February 1 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
MOCAtv Performance & Panel on Art + Comedy Featuring Dynast Handbag, Jeffrey Vallance, and Friends
MOCAtv Performance & Panel on Art + Comedy Featuring Dynast Handbag, Jeffrey Vallance, and Friends
11:30am

At the Printed Matter LA Art Book Fair, artist Dynasty Handbag, the performance-arty-leotardation-comedy-psychic-meltdown-voiceover-stretchpants/antipants-lezbiananationalarmy vehicle of Jibz Cameron, kicks off MOCAtv's Art+Comedy event with a LIVE performance.

Then, Jeffrey Vallance leads a conversation with Jim Shaw about comedy and its place in the art world. After the panel, MOCAtv premieres a new video about Jeffrey Vallance's legendary work, Blinky the Friendly Hen from 1978. This will be followed by a book signing with Vallance at the Printed Matter booth E01.

The panel and screening takes place at The National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, Tateuchi Democracy Forum adjacent to the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

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