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Dylan On Deitch: Reinventing The Experience Of Art

Jesse Dylan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts
Jesse Dylan

Jeffrey Deitch brought an original voice to the art scene in Los Angeles. Whether or not you're a fan of his style, we can all agree that he was responsible for a set of provocative, interesting and unexpected exhibitions that enriched our experience of art.

It's Official: Big Changes Coming To The LA Art World

Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

The rumors are true: Jeffrey Deitch's time in the city of angels has come to a close. In a statement emailed to the Huffington Post, officials at ...

Big Changes In The L.A. Art World...

Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts

L.A. Weekly's Dennis Romero reported last night that Jeffrey Deitch, the controversial director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art, is leaving...

Exhibitions that Engage Instead of Lecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you are an architecture buff and Los Angeles is your hunting ground, then you are in luck. Over the last few months, thanks to the Getty initiative...

The Art World's Yeezus?

Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts

This is Francesco Vezzoli's year. The Italian artist currently has his first Italian retrospective at MAXXI in Rome, and is following it up with a...

MOCA Displays Frank Gehry's Design for Chinese Museum!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

My hero is Frank Gehry, the octogenarian genius who created the magnificent Walt Disney Hall, the startling Guggenheim Bilboa Spain building, and so much more.


The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.31.2013 | Arts

"It's intense in Portland. The sky is gray," Chris Johanson comments abruptly in the middle of our interview. The Los Angeles-based artist, who is hav...

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World...of Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Once upon a time -- a long, long time ago -- the world of art museums was a relatively quiet, scholarly domain of academic pursuit and aesthetic conte...

Urs Fisher Art Exhibit at MOCA and Geffen Is Astonishing

Jay Weston | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I think that MOCA and its Geffen Contemporary offshoot, are really fulfilling their missions under the direction of a fellow named Jeffrey Deitch.

Paris Photo-LA: Lights, Camera, Action

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Among the world-famous landmarks of Los Angeles, which are your favorites? My choices would be the iconic Hollywood sign, and the gate entrance to Par...

The MOCA Trustees Woke Up and Smelled the Coffee, at Last

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Today's breaking art news came to my inbox in the wee hours of the morning, in the form of a press release from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los An...

MOCA-National Gallery Deal A 'Big, Fat Nothing-Burger' | Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times Art Critic | Posted 03.16.2013 | Arts
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A proposed five-year collaboration deal between the troubled Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles and the National Gallery of Art in Was...

What's Behind MOCA's Plan to Ditch LACMA for the NGA? We Have No Clue

ARTINFO | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts

The last week has been something of a rollercoaster of news about the Los Angeles museum world. First, after months -- years, even! -- of financial tu...

MOCA May Cheat On LACMA With National Gallery | Mike Boehm | Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts
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The troubled Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art is in talks for a possible partnership with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, a developme...

The Most Perfect, Elegant Kimye Art Ever

The Soup | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy
The Soup

Manhattan artist Paul Fuentes has immortalized Kimye with this stirring homage, currently hanging in his local Whole Foods. But true, everlasting love like theirs knows no bounds -- which is why we were moved to expand his opus to a whole series featuring this timeless couple.

Bang on a Can @ MoMA: Where Past and Present Meet (PHOTOS)

Jessica Schmitz | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Jessica Schmitz

2013-02-04-schmitz_flute.jpgNo longer on track to pursue a conventional performance career, I once again found myself pondering my professional future. (Maybe a stint with the circus would resolve my creative angst?)

PLAN ForYourArt: November 15-21

Bettina Korek | Posted 01.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Thursday, Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Sterling Ruby, known for his biomorphic ceramic sculptures, nail polish drawings, and different forms of collage, leads a walkthrough of LACMA's current exhibition Drawing Surrealism.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Distract yourself from election politics by visiting a museum and get a dose of something that always has your back: great art and culture.

Smoking Art in Downtown LA

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Paraphrasing Mark Twain, let me say that reports of the demise of the Downtown art scene have been greatly exaggerated. 2012-11-07-goldmandowntown.jpg

JR, 'The Wrinkles of Los Angeles'

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella


PLAN ForYourArt: October 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The biannual Brewery Art Walk offers the opportunity to tour the studios in the Brewery Arts Complex. The tour features resident artists displaying works including paintings, ceramics, video, and performance art.

The Multimillion Dollar 'Hexagon' Is Here

Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts

The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland has opened its new and very expensive doors to the public today. The 27.3 million dollar "Hexagon," as its re...

PLAN ForYourArt: October 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Wednesday is the opening night gala for the 17th annual Los Angeles Antiques, Art and Design Show, which features works by more than 60 artists from around the world.

What Will Rahm's Brother Do To MOCA?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts

In a move that seems designed to enrage critics, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles will add a Hollywood uber-agent and a denim impresario ...

PLAN ForYourArt: September 20-26

Bettina Korek | Posted 11.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Aggressive Zoology offers attendees insights on the tools necessary to prepare for, prevent, identify, and prevail during altercations with a variety of fauna, both wild and domestic. The free discussion is presented by the Fontbron Academy.