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Will LA MOCA Recover Its Footing?

Yes, LA MOCA is having trouble again. “MOCA’s current trials have come just as the museum was hoping to emerge from a tumultuous history that has included two short-term directors, a raid on its endowment to pay the bills and a proposed merger with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, LA MOCA, 05.02.21

Molesworth Speaks!

Silenced at LA MOCA last year, curator Helen Molesworth lets loose. – Lee Rosenbaum
Tags: Art, Ajblogs, Helen Molesworth, Molesworth, LA MOCA, 03.15.19

LA MOCA director Klaus Biesenbach’s Plan To Stabilize The Museum

Several people told him the MOCA directorship would be “the most difficult, if not the most impossible, job in the art world,” he says. “But after 10 years of working for and with [MoMA PS1 board chair] Agnes Gund, I follow one very important principle in decision-making: ‘It’s not about you, it’s about the difference you can make.’”
Tags: Art, Visual, Agnes Gund, MoMA PS1, Klaus Biesenbach, LA MOCA, 11.08.18

As Expected, LA MOCA's Philippe Vergne Will Not Get A Contract Renewal

The parting of ways with the contemporary museum comes after the director fired the respected chief curator, Helen Molesworth, and after various other issues rocked the museum. "Neither Vergne nor MOCA would say where Vergne might be heading. A spokesperson for the museum did confirm that while the search for his replacement is underway, Vergne […]
Tags: Art, Visual, Helen Molesworth, Vergne, Philippe Vergne, 05.25.18, LA MOCA