Look back and reflect on MOCA’s history, past exhibitions, initiatives, programs, and permanent collection, and see how all of these efforts relate to our present offerings and future initiatives. This series is led by MOCA's team of curators.
This week, MOCA Senior Curator Bennett Simpson reflects on works in the permanent collection that depict crowds and the act of gathering together, and how that relates to today’s current effort of staying home for the greater good. To view these works, click here.
"Assembly, gathering, parties, rallies, the publicness of coming together: all are in short supply in these days of distance. What will become of modernity's penchant for crowds when the pandemic wanes? What cautions and isolations will remain? How will art's depictions of public space change?"
–MOCA Senior Curator Bennett Simpson
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