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  • MOCA welcomes artist Francesco Vezzoli to L.A. in old Hollywood style

    MOCA welcomes artist Francesco Vezzoli to L.A. in old Hollywood style
    Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of its “Cinema Vezzoli” exhibition on Friday night with a dinner at the historic Hollywood haunt Musso & Frank. With the Hollywood Walk of Fame outside, and the ghosts of...
  • Broad museum plaza is welcome, but who will own it?

    Broad museum plaza is welcome, but who will own it?
    The leaders of Eli Broad's planned Grand Avenue museum of postwar and contemporary art, to be called simply the Broad, will make news in three separate ways on Monday. They will officially unveil plans for a new plaza adjacent to the Broad —...
  • Four colleges organize O.C. student fashion show and exhibit

    Four colleges organize O.C. student fashion show and exhibit
    Four Orange County community colleges that offer fashion design and merchandising programs are joining forces to showcase their students' work in the first OC Colleges Fashion Week. The week is scheduled to kick off Saturday with a reception at 7 p.m....
  • Artists return to MOCA board

    Artists return to MOCA board
    Capping 12 months that moved from a potential loss of independence to a chance at a fresh start under new museum director Philippe Vergne, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art announced the return Tuesday of trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
  • Artists Baldessari, Kruger, Opie return to MOCA board

    Artists Baldessari, Kruger, Opie return to MOCA board
    The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles announced Tuesday that three of the four artists who resigned from the museum's board in July 2012 over concerns about the direction of the institution will rejoin it. John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
  • MOCA director steers a steady course

    MOCA director steers a steady course
    Philippe Vergne says his first task as the new director of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art is not to act quickly but to think and plan deeply. On the job less than two weeks after extensive past experience as director of New York's Dia Art Foundation...
  • New MOCA director Philippe Vergne is a museum veteran

    New MOCA director Philippe Vergne is a museum veteran
    In naming Philippe Vergne, a seasoned career museum professional, as its new director, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has opted for fundamentals instead of glitz. Vergne, 47, arrives with credentials that include more than 20 years running museums or...
  • MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director

    The Museum of Contemporary Art has named Philippe Vergne as its new director, choosing a longtime art world professional from the respected Dia Art Foundation in New York to lead the financially challenged but rebuilding institution. Vergne follows...
  • Delaware museum criticized for saying it must sell art or die

    Delaware museum criticized for saying it must sell art or die
    North America’s leading professional organization for art museums isn’t buying the hard-luck story advanced by the Delaware Art Museum, which this week announced it will sell four as-yet unidentified valuable works from its collection to...
  • Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission

     Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission
    Shortly after assuming the helm as the fourth director of the Museum of Contemporary Art last month, Philippe Vergne visited the Los Angeles Times to meet with editors and writers. Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating...
  • Motion picture academy museum names Kerry Brougher as director

    Motion picture academy museum names Kerry Brougher as director
    Kerry Brougher, a veteran art museum curator who has worked at L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, has been named the director of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed on...