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“Under the Big Black Sun” Exhibition @ MOCA Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 3, 2011
Over 130 artists are displaying their most wicked works within The Geffen Contemporary at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles revolving around the group exhibition “Under the Big Black Sun.” The showing brings to the light th...

Cy Twombly Tribute: A Scattering of Blossoms & Other Things Exhibition @ MOCA

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2011
Devoted solely to contemporary art, MOCA proudly presents an exhibition in tribute to legendary post-war painting master Cy Twombly whose art has played an important role in the development of contemporary art. Twombly has always been fascinated towa...

Andy Warhol Campbell’s Soup Cans Exhibition @ MOCA

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2011
There are few artists as inextricably tied to a single piece as Andy Warhol is to his Campbell’s Soup Cans. Inspiring a slew of pop-art devotees and setting off a wave of imitators, Warhol’s take on the classic American soup can may b...

George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown) Exhibition @ MOCA

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2011
A new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art entitled “Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown)” showcases the work of legendary West Coast assemblage artist George Helms alongside that of his longtime friend and colleague, Robert Brana...

Street, 2011 @ MOCA

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 1, 2011
This video produced by MOCA captures Street, 2011, an installation that is currently on display at The Geffen Contemporary as part of the museum’s “Art in the Streets” exhibition. With its haunting soundtrack and dim lighting, t...

MOCA x André x Levi’s Trucker Jacket

StyleComments ⋅ May 30, 2011
To commemorate the ongoing “Art in the Streets” exhibition currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Levi’s has invited 10 artists to create a unique design for its classic trucker jacket as part of...

OUTSIDE IN: The Story of Art in the Streets Premiere Recap

EventsComments ⋅ May 26, 2011
In conjunction with the highly publicized “Art in the Streets” exhibition currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, a new film from director Alex Stapleton explores the creative processes of the artists in...

MOCA: Art in the Streets “Birds of a Feather” Video

ArtsComments ⋅ May 12, 2011
Artists Lee Quinones, Abel, Cern, Futura, Loomit, Push, RISK and Sano document the creation of their monumental artwork Birds of a Feather, created for the “Art in the Streets” exhibition at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. The show o...

Nike SB at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

CultureComments ⋅ May 5, 2011
As part of the “Art in the Streets” exhibit currently being held at the MOCA, the museum invited some of today’s top skateboarders to stop in and show off some of their moves as part of an event sponsored by Nike SB. Among the g...

Os Gemeos & Co. Mini Subway Car at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 25, 2011
Amongst all exhibitions and highlights taking place at the recently commenced MOCA “Art in the Streets,” pioneering hip-hop photographer Martha Cooper shares with us some work by Os Gemeos. Paying homage to New York’s past, the...

Invader at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2011
As part of its latest exhibition “Art in the Streets,” the MOCA has included several pieces from the French street artist Invader. Inspired by the characters and low-resolution graphics of classic arcade games from the late ’70s...

MOCA “Art in the Streets” Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2011
Starting on Sunday, April 17 (following a members-only opening on April 16), The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles will be presenting an exhibition called Art in the Streets. The first of its kind in the U.S., the exhibition will t...

Rammellzee at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2011
The late great Rammellzee was given an extensive showing at the MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” exhibition which opened officially to the public this past Sunday. The visionary and progressive artist was undoubtedly one of the stree...

Kenny Scharf at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2011
Known best for his bright, colorful imagery which depicts cartoon-style characters, Kenny Scharf is a prominent New York City street artist who rose to popularity during the ’80s. A key figure in the East Village art scene, Scharf was good...

Retna at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2011
Having adopted the name “Retna” from a popular Wu-Tang Clan song, Los Angeles-born artist Marquis Lewis has made quite a name for himself in the world of street art. His rise came during the mid-1990s as he began painting murals on wa...