Tag Archives: MOCA

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A. Quincy Jones at the Hammer Museum ‘til 8th September

By Richard P. Townsend The domestic architecture of A. Quincy Jones is the quintessence of Postwar Los Angeles, whether innovative tract housing or homes for high living for such luminaries as actor Gary Cooper or art collectors Frances and Sidney Brody. So it is all the more surprising that the excellent exhibition at the Hammer […]

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Destroy the Picture at MOCA, opening MCA Chicago the 16th February

It is hard to imagine that an exhibition about the destruction of painting and the upending of the supremacy of the picture plane could be beautiful. But Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949-1962, just closed last Sunday the 14th at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, is an aesthetic triumph. If you missed […]