Forti started as a painter so it’s only natural that she would transform other artists and cultural workers into dancers.
How Alternative Art Spaces Changed Los Angeles in the 1970s
Throughout the 1970s and into the ’80s, artists in Los Angeles created organizations and exhibition spaces to develop the resources they lacked.
Bye, Bye, Bandanas: LA MOCA Visitors Must Wear Medical-grade Masks
Those who want to visit the museum muse have a surgical, KN95, N95, or KF94 face mask.
Paz Errázuriz’s Intimate Photos Document the Lives of Trans Sex Workers in Chile
The unvarnished photographs celebrate the lives, beauty, and resilience of an oppressed group at Chile’s social peripheries in the 1980s, and the series was recently acquired by MOCA in Los Angeles.
Travel to Places “Heavy With History” in Deborah Stratman’s Films
Stratman captures charged, if overlooked, histories of Illinois, from the Trail of Tears to Chicago’s Black Panther headquarters.
A Week After Layoffs, LA MOCA Furloughs Most of Its Staff
Nearly all of the museum’s full-time employees will be receiving a full or partial furlough beginning on Friday.
After Coronavirus Shutdown, MOCA Los Angeles Lays Off All Part-Time Employees
The 97 workers represent half of the museum’s total staff of 185.
Pole Dancing to the US National Anthem
Gerard & Kelly’s performance State of unpacks enduring symbols of nationalism, patriotism, and masculinity.
An Art Movement Unapologetic About Love and Pleasure
Artists of the Pattern and Decoration movement expanded our perceptions around what is worthy of being called art.
In Surprising Development, MOCA LA Voluntarily Recognizes Employee Union
This will make MOCA only the second museum in Los Angeles after the Museum of Tolerance to have a union.
MOCA Los Angeles Hosts Workshops and Discussions on the Homelessness Crisis
This year’s Community Day is focused on youth affected by the homelessness crisis, which finds its most visible manifestation in the temporary shelters just blocks from the museum.
Helen Molesworth’s Last MOCA Exhibition Is an Act of Love
One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art makes a compelling case for why we should be looking at the art of the everyday and why it is remarkable.