Tag Archives: Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles


Document, Protest, Memorial: AIDS in the Art World

Artists and curators are assessing the impact of the epidemic on art and the art community Read More


The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More


Japan’s Postwar Art Wave

Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More

Cai Guo-Qiang’s Black Ceremony, 2011, commissioned by Mathaf:  Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.

Under Destruction

Playing on the pervasiveness of images of destruction and devastation in the news and in Hollywood movies, artists are making works that range from violent to chillingly disquieting
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Looking at Art
An installation view of “Miss You”

Twin Peaks

Os Gêmeos bring street-art savvy to Brazilian folk tradition Read More


Star Noir

Weegee goes to Hollywood Read More


L.A. Stories

Shining light on uncatalogued archives, misplaced works, and undocumented careers, more than 60 venues in Southern California present shows on the art of postwar Los Angeles Read More

Martha Cooper, photograph of Lion's Den by Lee Quiñones (LEE), Lower East Side, New York City, 1980, C-print, 16" x 24".

Art in the Streets

MOCA’s street-art show is the first draft of an untold history. Read More