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Politics

US artists and museums join forces to fire up voters

Artists and activists gather in Los Angeles later this month for the first For Freedoms Congress, a three-day event to spur voter engagement

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Frieze Los Angeles 2020

Embracing the visual overload: Los Angeles show celebrates the Pattern and Decoration movement

Museum of Contemporary art exhibition goes beyond the anti-Minimalist tagline

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Frieze Los Angeles 2020

Ten must-see shows during Frieze Los Angeles

From Paul McCarthy's monkey self-portrait to a New York apartment made of polyester, our picks of the city's top exhibitions

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The Year Ahead 2020

The biggest exhibitions around the world in 2020

From Artemisia to Abramović, Old Masters to Olmecs, and Richter to Roman antiquities—here are next year's must-see shows

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Museums & Heritage

LA MOCA reimagines its Geffen Contemporary outpost as performance and event space

New programme at Little Tokyo satellite is named after trustee Wonmi Kwon, who funded it with $5m gift

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Museums & Heritage

MOCA to offer free general admission after $10m gift from board president

The change has been a long-time wish for some leaders at the Los Angeles museum

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Exhibitions

Forty years rocking the foundations in Los Angeles

The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates its anniversary by looking back over the past four decades

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Exhibitions

For her final show at MoCA LA, curator Helen Molesworth chews on the meaning of 'termite art'

Inspired by an underground essay written by the late artist Manny Farber, the exhibition concept is anything but clear-cut

Interview

‘A critical juncture’: Richard Koshalek on MOCA’s future under Klaus Biesenbach

The Los Angeles museum’s longest-serving director shares his recommendations for its newly appointed leader

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Philippe Vergne to step down as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles

The announcement that he and the board “mutually elected” not to renew his contract comes on the heels of the chief curator Helen Molesworth’s surprise departure

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Appointments & departures

Helen Molesworth is out as LA MoCA's chief curator

The director Philippe Vergne reportedly fired her as the two clashed over the museum's programming