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Artists for MOCA

Highlights

March 19–21, 2015
Beverly Hills

Installation view Photo: Josh White

Installation view

Photo: Josh White

Installation view Photo: Josh White

Installation view

Photo: Josh White

Installation view Photo: Josh White

Installation view

Photo: Josh White

Installation view Photo: Josh White

Installation view

Photo: Josh White

Installation view Photo: Josh White

Installation view

Photo: Josh White

Installation view Photo: Josh White

Installation view

Photo: Josh White

Installation view Photo: Josh White

Installation view

Photo: Josh White

Installation view Photo: Benjamin Lee Ritchie Handler

Installation view

Photo: Benjamin Lee Ritchie Handler

Works Exhibited

Ed Ruscha, Goods and Services, 2014 Acrylic on canvas, 26 × 48 inches (66 × 122 cm)© Ed Ruscha. Photo: Paul Ruscha

Ed Ruscha, Goods and Services, 2014

Acrylic on canvas, 26 × 48 inches (66 × 122 cm)
© Ed Ruscha. Photo: Paul Ruscha

Mark Grotjahn, Untitled (Into and Behind the Green Eyes of the Tiger Monkey Face 43.18), 2011 Oil on cardboard mounted on linen, 48 ⅛ × 37 ⅛ inches (122.2 × 94.1 cm)© Mark Grotjahn

Mark Grotjahn, Untitled (Into and Behind the Green Eyes of the Tiger Monkey Face 43.18), 2011

Oil on cardboard mounted on linen, 48 ⅛ × 37 ⅛ inches (122.2 × 94.1 cm)
© Mark Grotjahn

About

Gagosian Beverly Hills is pleased to present a public preview of more than twenty works donated by leading contemporary artists in support of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). The works will be offered during the spring auctions of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s New York on May 12 and 13, 2015.

The preview includes works by Mark Grotjahn, Barbara Kruger, Takashi Murakami, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, and several other artists with strong ties to MOCA. These selections from a group of approximately thirty-five paintings, sculptures, photographs, and works on paper will be offered at the Sotheby’s Evening and Day Sales of Contemporary Art to benefit MOCA’s endowment.

Artists in exhibition: John Baldessari, Walead Beshty, Mark Bradford, Dan Colen, Sam Durant, Shepard Fairey, Mark Grotjahn, Elliott Hundley, Barbara Kruger, Friedrich Kunath, Liz Larner, Nate Lowman, Florian Maier-Aichen, Takashi Murakami, Catherine Opie, Lari Pittman, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Rudolf Stingel, James Welling, and Jonas Wood

Glenstone Museum.

Intimate Grandeur: Glenstone Museum

Paul Goldberger tracks the evolution of Mitchell and Emily Rales’s Glenstone Museum in Potomac, Maryland. Set amid 230 acres of pristine landscape and housing a world-class collection of modern and contemporary art, this graceful complex of pavilions, designed by architects Thomas Phifer and Partners, opened to the public in the fall of 2018.

The artist Ed Ruscha discussing his work.

Ed Ruscha: A Long Way from Oklahoma

In conjunction with his exhibition VERY at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, Denmark, Ed Ruscha sat down with Kasper Bech Dyg to discuss his work.

Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (Notre-Dame), 2019.

For Notre-Dame

An exhibition at Gagosian, Paris, is raising funds to aid in the reconstruction of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris following the devastating fire of April 2019. Gagosian directors Serena Cattaneo Adorno and Jean-Olivier Després spoke to Jennifer Knox White about the generous response of artists and others, and what the restoration of this iconic structure means across the world.

Anselm Kiefer, Maginot, 1977–93.

Veil and Vault

An exhibition at the Broad in Los Angeles prompts James Lawrence to examine how artists give shape and meaning to the passage of time, and how the passage of time shapes our evolving accounts of art.

Still from video Visions of the Self: Jenny Saville on Rembrandt

Visions of the Self: Jenny Saville on Rembrandt

Jenny Saville reveals the process behind her new self-portrait, painted in response to Rembrandt’s masterpiece Self-Portrait with Two Circles.

Takashi Murakami at LACMA

Takashi Murakami at LACMA

In a conversation recorded at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Takashi Murakami describes the process behind three major large-scale paintings, including Qinghua (2019), inspired by the motifs painted on a Chinese Yuan Dynasty porcelain vase.