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Thousands Of Hello Kitty Fans Converge On Downtown LA

Thousands of passionate devotees from all over the world flocked to downtown Los Angeles Friday for the beginning of the first-ever Hello Kitty Convention at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.


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Best Contemporary Art Galleries In Los Angeles

Explore some of the city’s best contemporary art exhibits featuring both emerging and established contemporary artists from the city of Los Angeles and around the world.


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Best Attractions For Art Lovers In Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, and its environs, we have the greatest of opportunities to grasp what art means.


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MOCA Director Jeffrey Deitch Resigns

Jeffrey Deitch, the sometimes controversial director of Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art, announced Wednesday he is resigning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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Reports: MOCA Director Planning To Resign

The Los Angeles art world is buzzing with reports that the Museum of Contemporary Art’s director is resigning to return to his old job, running one of New York’s premier art galleries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Los Angeles

As America enjoys another presidential inauguration, in the Southland there remains no shortage of opportunities to gain a deeper patriotic understanding. Two presidential libraries, an art exhibit, public debates and even a comedy show give occasion for celebration in Los Angeles as this president renews his vows to the United States.

CBS Los Angeles–01/07/2013


Best 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In Los Angeles

Before it’s time for the kids to buckle down for the new school year, make happy memories with fun times in the City of Angels that have nothing to do with reading, writing and arithmetic.

CBS Los Angeles–08/17/2012

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MOCA Fires Chief Curator After 22 Years On The Job

The Museum of Contemporary Art has fired chief curator Paul Schimmel, a respected art world figure who was at odds with board members and director Jeffrey Deitch over the direction of the museum.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2012



The latest pop-up exhibition at MOCA, curated by Beastie Boy Mike D, is a clanging mix of art, technology, and mad beats. I attended The Avant/Garde Diaries festival TRANSMISSION LA: AV CLUB’s opening weekend and […]

CBS Los Angeles–05/02/2012


What You’re Doing This Week: February 6

Not only did we find something for you to do on that day that you normally reserved for watching football until your legs fell asleep on the couch, we also found a few fun options for you to enjoy during the week; things that are specifically designed to pull you out of that football-related funk of yours. It’s because we care.

CBS Los Angeles–02/06/2012

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MOCA Among 18 LA Museums To Offer Free Admission This Weekend

Los Angeles residents and visitors will have the opportunity this weekend to visit 18 local museums free of charge.


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Christie’s Extending Viewing Hours For Elizabeth Taylor Collection

Fans and collectors eager to see the exhibition of The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor visiting Los Angles this weekend will have another shot at scoring tickets to this highly-anticipated event.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2011

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Levi’s Film Workshop at MOCA Open Through August

Open to the community since April, the Levi’s Film Workshop at MOCA is a free workshop that allows people to come in and use its resources and equipment to make their own films. There’s a […]


A Palestinian labourer works under a large wall painting by elusive British graffiti artist Banksy December 5, 2007 on a building wall in the biblical city of Bethlehem in the West Bank. The Bristol-born artist has adorned Israel's West Bank separation barrier and Bethlehem walls with new images, including one of a dove wearing a flak jacket and a soldier being frisked by a young girl. His works, along with those of other international artists, are part of an exhibition called Santa's Ghetto.  (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Street Art Exhibition Prompts Praise And Concern

It’s art from the streets that’s been moved into the museum, and critics are going gaga over it.


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Vandals Target MOCA During Graffiti Art Exhibit

Police say there’s been an increase of graffiti and vandalism around a Los Angeles museum that has opened an exhibit on the work of taggers and street artists.