February 2014

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Thursday, February 27 at MOCA Grand Avenue
Art Talk: Ron Athey
Art Talk: Ron Athey
213/621-1745 or education@moca.org
7pm

Join this highly influential artist for a lecture on his work, which has viscerally explored sexuality, identity, and ritual through performance, photography, and video. The artist will sign copies of the book Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey (published 2013 by Intellect Live; available for purchase) after the program. Art Talk: Ron Athey is presented collaboratively with USC Roski School of Art and Design, as part of its Graduate Lecture Series to engage in critical, open, rigorous conversations with graduate students and the public.

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Thursday, February 27 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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Thursday, February 27 at MOCA Grand Avenue
Selections from the Permanent Collection
Feb 8, 2014-Feb 7, 2015

Organized by MOCA Curator Bennett Simpson, Selections from the Permanent Collection presents a chronological installation of significant works from MOCA's holdings from the 1940s to the present. Representing important historical movements such as abstract expressionism, minimalism, pop art, conceptual art, and postmodernism, the exhibition includes works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hanne Darboven, Jorg Immendorff, Franz Kline, Barry Le Va, Cady Noland, Claes Oldenburg, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Charles Ray, Mark Rothko, Jim Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Kara Walker, and others.

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