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Moca Gala

A Picture Worth 1000 Words

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

When last week I talked about the provocative performance staged by Marina Abramovic for the MOCA Gala, I sort of expected a good response but still...

The Week In Art

Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

This week on HuffPost Arts, we marveled at the world's largest street mural, gawked at some folly architecture and whispered amongst each other about ...

When Art and Sex Stare Back at You

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Marina Abramovic, looking very professorial in her white coat, instructed all of us to obey the rules and not to talk to, and definitely not to touch, any of the performers whose heads or naked bodies were displayed on our tables.

PHOTOS: The Art World's Greatest Party

Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts

Imagine a party with previous guests including Brangelina, Jeff Koons, Vera Wang, James Franco, Ed Ruscha, Miuccia Prada, Devendra Banhart and John Ba...

MOCA Goes Folk: Beck, Veloso, Banhart To Headline This Year's Gala

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

At its 2009 annual benefit gala, dubbed "MOCA New," L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art and celebrity-obsessed artist and event creator Francesco Vezzol...

All Is Well That Ends Well... With a Gala at MOCA

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Many of you would probably agree that we are living in a rather cynical age, and that's why it's so inspiring to witness the miracle of resurrection. And no, I'm not talking about the story of Jesus.

PHOTOS: WHAT A PARTY!: MOCA Rocks Doug Aitkin's Art Happening

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

MOCA shot itself out of an artistic canon Saturday night as it celebrated it's entry into its fourth decade in a happening masterminded artist Doug Ai...

PHOTOS: PARTY ANIMALS: Museum Galas Take it up a Notch

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Whether you're a west coast enthusiast or a staunch east coaster, this week marks a slew of art gatherings and galas worth going bi-coastal for. Nov...