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Philippe Verne tapped as Director of LA MOCA

So, right as we were going to complain about it being a slow few weeks… Yesterday, art writers¬†Jori Finkel and Randy Kennedy dropped a bomb when they announced that Philippe Vergne – currently director of the Dia Art Foundation – … Continue reading

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Scholarship or Spectacle? MOCA Shake-up raises questions on the goals of the Contemporary Museum

A little more than a week ago, the American art world was left reeling from the messy dismissal of LA MOCA’s esteemed curator, Paul Schimmel.¬†Schimmel’s resonance is indisputable: for many, exhibitions like “Helter Skelter” helped to give form to a … Continue reading

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