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Philippe Vergne

MOCA's Gala Supports "The Artists' Museum"

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Luke Wilson, Danna Ruscha, and Ed Ruscha. MOCA Gala 2016 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, ...

MOCA Gala Honors John Baldessari (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Saturday May 30, 2015 I photographed the mondo-chic attendees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 36th Annual Gala as they arrived at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Downtown Los Angeles' Little Tokyo.

Art Basel Miami Supercharged! (Video)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

It was full throttle at Art Basel this year in Miami. There were Lambos, Red Bull, Cuban expresso, Davidoff cigars, champagne, and Waikiki weather to keep me up.

MOCA Pacific Design Center's Exciting New Show!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

With taut strings tied into thousands of knots holding painted and translucent sheets of paper, the artist binds the aerial and the earthbound, establishing a direct relationship between the work and the viewer.

To Kill or Not to Kill, That is the Question

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

While the whole world is watching the latest political "reality show" -the Christie-gate -the smaller world of art follows the morbid news of the upco...

Keep the Frames: A Few Tips for MOCA Director Philippe Vergne

John Seed | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
John Seed

You must be getting a lot of well-meaning advice right now, and I hope you won't mind if I offer you a few tips to aid you in your success. My advice is meant both to be helpful, but also to make you smile.

Rockstars, Museum Endowments and Longevity

Scott Stover | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Scott Stover

From Paris to Los Angeles, it is surprising that dinner conversation in the art world shifts its focus from the museum to the museum director. Jeffrey Deitch disappeared as the conversation centerpiece as all talk is about the new director, Philippe Vergne, who will save MOCA.

Designer Xavier Veilhan's Balls At Louis Vuitton, New York

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

It's a rare occasion that I venture anywhere near midtown during the holiday season but last month I ventured into the sea of tourists, braced myself ...

Dia Announces Return To Chelsea

artinfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When the Dia Art Foundation opened a permanent installation space in Chelsea in 1986, it was one of the only arts groups among the district's warehous...