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.
“Institutions like MOCA are facilitating the destruction of our community under the cover of social justice,” said activist Yanin Peña.
Artists Colin Chin and Nicholas Liem decried MOCA’s acceptance of $35 million in funding from NYC as part of a jail expansion plan.
The announcement quelled concerns by community members that the city had neglected its pledge to help recover the museum’s damaged archives.
Employees cited low wages relative to experience, lack of benefits, schedule instability, and high turnover as some of the reasons behind their decision to unionize.
Blame the Audience presents cinematic works that resonate with Farber’s teachings.
Real Worlds invites viewers to consider photography not just as documentation of myriad moments but as a means to more deeply understand lives and interpersonal relationships in Western cities.
Lauren Halsey’s site-specific installation transforms the typically austere space of the museum into a utopian dream made of the people, symbols, and imagery of South Central Los Angeles.
The announcement of Molesworth’s departure shocked and dismayed many in the Los Angeles art world. But some MOCA insiders have also said she contributed to a toxic work environment.
Artists and activists gathered at MOCA Geffen to protest what they consider Mendieta’s erasure from the canon and the disassociation of her death from Andre’s story.
‘Electric Earth’ illustrates the difficulty of a sweeping retrospective by smashing excellent video work up against shallow sculpture.
The man that President-elect Donald Trump want to be his Treasury secretary just resigned from the MOCA board.