Who is Ed Ruscha? Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Curator Karen Breuer gives a primer on the iconic Los Angeles artist, examining his style, his subject matter, and his effortlessly cool persona.
Hammer Projects: Sam Falls
Sam Falls works intimately with the core precepts of photography –namely time, representation, and exposure – to create works that both bridge the gap between various artistic mediums and the divide between the artist, object, and viewer. Working symbiotically with nature and the elements, Falls's artworks are engrained...
JEFF KOONS - A Film by Oscar Boyson
JEFF KOONS is a MOCA commissioned mini-documentary on the career of artist Jeff Koons, directed by Oscar Boyson.
Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Questions) (1990/2018)
Barbara Kruger discusses her mural Untitled (Questions), on view on the north facade of The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.
This project was initiated by MOCA Director Klaus Biesenbach and is organized by MOCA Senior Curator Bennett Simpson.
This installation of Barbara Kruger's Untitled (Questions) is generously supported by an...
David Hockney Interview: I Am a Space Freak
“My sister once said to me she thought space was God. I thought that was rather poetic in a way.” Interview with David Hockney about his endeavour to capture Grand Canyon as a spatial experience in a painting.
“We like space, I mean, I do, I’m a space freak...
Sterling Ruby Interview: This Manic Circle
Join us as we visit the internationally praised, multifaceted artist Sterling Ruby in his Los Angeles studio. In this video, you can watch the American artist at work and hear about his approach to art: “I like the idea that what I’m doing is an abstraction of something...
Sterling Ruby - Urethane Works - The Artist's Studio - MOCAtv
Los Angeles artist Sterling Ruby first exhibited his monumental urethane sculptures as part of MOCA Focus: Sterling Ruby, SUPERMAX 2008, an energetic show of painting, collage and sculpture. MOCA visits the artist in his studio for an exclusive look into his process.
Born in 1972, on Bitburg Air...
You Do What? Sam Falls
From astrophysics to artist, Sam Falls lets us in how it's important to study all the things. Check it out in this You Do What?
Bp Laval: Take the world in a love embrace!
“Laval creates a disturbing emotional wilderness, drawing us as viewers into his bush of ghosts with a sense that anything could happen—a couple doing it in the road, a threesome engaged on a mystic highway, a goddess as figurehead on the vehicle in the car chase. Voyeuristic, atavistic, altruistic”.
Steven Shearer: Ornament is Not a Crime. It is a Crypt.
“I think some contemporary subcultures can offer a kind of phrenological shortcut back to different epochs and their manners of appearance”