April 2014

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Thursday, April 17 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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Thursday, April 17 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
ART TALK: BENNETT SIMPSON ON MIKE KELLEY
ART TALK: BENNETT SIMPSON ON MIKE KELLEY
213/621-1745 or education@moca.org
7pm

Curator Bennett Simpson discusses themes and key works in Mike Kelley, underscoring the artist’s importance to MOCA over the course of the museum’s history.

FREE, space limited, reservations at moca.org/rsvp

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Thursday, April 17 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
MIKE KELLEY
MIKE KELLEY
Mar 31, 2014-Jul 28, 2014

MIKE KELLEY is the largest exhibition of the artist's work to-date and the first comprehensive survey since 1993. Widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of our time, Mike Kelley (1954-2012) created a protean body of deeply innovative work, which mined American popular culture, modernism and alternative traditions alike for purposes of a relentless, dark and delirious examination of self and society. This extensive overview brings together over 200 works from the mid-1970s until 2012 at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

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Thursday, April 17 at MOCA Pacific Design Center
Jacob Hashimoto: Gas Giant
Jacob Hashimoto: Gas Giant
Mar 1, 2014-Jun 8, 2014

Jacob Hashimoto (b. 1973, Greeley, Colorado), is an artist whose work studies visual experience in space, artifice, and craft through the use of materials such as handmade kites, fiberglass, marble and the skillful use of light. Combining traditional kite-making techniques and painting into sculptural environments, Hashimoto creates massive space-altering installations with thousands of thin paper sheets. For MOCA Pacific Design Center, Hashimoto is producing the third and final edition of Gas Giant

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