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Art Museums Might Become More Diverse, Thanks to the Mellon Foundation

by Corinna Kirsch on January 6, 2014
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Are art museums far too white? Well, yes.

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It’s Official: Jeffrey Deitch Will Be Leaving MOCA

by Corinna Kirsch on July 24, 2013
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Earlier this week, the Internet was abuzz with rumors of Jeffrey Deitch’s departure from MOCA. At 9:37 PM Eastern Standard Time, MOCA sent out an email announcing a major change ahead for Los Angeles’ contemporary art museum.

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Jeffrey Deitch Rumored to Leave MOCA

by Corinna Kirsch on July 23, 2013
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Good morning,

Jeffrey Deitch might be leaving MOCA. We should all stop what we are doing to read about this recent speculation, because it could be the closest the art world gets to having its own coup.

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MOCA Claims It Will Triple Its Endowment

by Corinna Kirsch on March 27, 2013
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But where will this money come from? And when? And from whom?

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The A-Z MOCA Scandal Index

by Corinna Kirsch on March 14, 2013
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Don’t know how to keep up with the MOCA drama? We’re here to help.

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MOCA Will Create an Endowed Chief Curator Position

by Corinna Kirsch on August 8, 2012
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In a letter to trustees, MOCA’s executive committee announced it would steer its curatorial department in a new direction by hiring a chief curator to replace Paul Schimmel. According to the letter first published on Bloomberg, MOCA will form a search committee once “the necessary financial commitments [are] in place for a special curatorial fund to endow the position.” The change follows public outcry against MOCA’s prior decision to leave the chief curator position unfilled, thereby consolidating curatorial duties to Jeffrey Deitch, the museum’s director.

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