She recently received the 25th Annual Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award for her work in education and was inducted into the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame in 2015. "I am humbled and grateful to welcome five extraordinary philanthropists, leading art specialists, and pioneering supporters of the arts and social causes to the board of MOCA,” said Klaus Biesenbach, the Director of The Museum of Contemporary Art. Die Kunstsammlerin Julia Stoschek, deren Interesse zeitgenössischer Kunst mit dem Fokus auf zeitbasierten Medien gilt, wird Mitglied des Board of Trustees MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The MOCA Store at MOCA Grand Avenue (located at 250 South Grand Avenue) is open Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 10:30am to 5:30pm; Thursday from 10:30am to 8:30pm; and Saturday and Sunday from 10:30am to 6:30pm. Awards and honors. His career, spanning five decades, far from being confined to the minimalist category, has always crossed boundaries and been marked by its effortless transformations and morphing from one strata of thought to another. MOCA Board of Trustees Votes to Accept Broad Foundation Challenge Grant. Arts, an organization that provides art in Title 1 public elementary schools in the Los Angeles area, for five years, then served as president (then president at large) and chaired their signature fundraisers for over a decade. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23, 2008—The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) Board of Trustees announced today they have voted overwhelmingly to accept a $15 million challenge grant from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation for endowment replenishment. Los Angeles—The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announced today it has elected Peter M. Brant, Steven T. Mnuchin , and Victor Pinchuk to its Board of Trustees , further boosting the … He was formerly a senior executive at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (MGM) and a partner of the international law firm White & Case. She chaired the Americans for the Arts National Arts Awards for over a decade, as vice chair of the board, and received the Legacy Award in 2015 for her extensive work in arts education. She is the Emmy Award-winning former head writer and executive producer of The Young and The Restless, the number-one daytime drama, where she had unprecedented success and led her team to two Writers Guild of America Awards. His hypnotic, multilayered, brightly orchestrated improvisations and compositions based on interlocking repetitive patterns set the stage for the prevailing interest in a new tonality, making him one of the most important living composers. I am happy that the Board acknowledged Maria and David by making them Life Trustees of MOCA,” remarks MOCA co-chair Maurice Marciano. He also led a 2008 initiative to raise nearly $57 million and stabilize MOCA’s finances. MOCA announced last year that it would be offering free admission beginning January 11, made possible by a $10 million pledge from MOCA Board of Trustees … Museum Admission: General admission is free for all MOCA members. MOCA is embarking on a new chapter, and we are all very excited about what’s to come.” She has also written essays for T: The New York Times Style Magazine, C Magazine, Aspen Magazine, and many others. Mr. As co-chairs, Bell and Johnson revitalized MOCA, initiating and leading a campaign that raised over $120 million for MOCA’s endowment. Arceneaux previously served as Director of Development for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). Another good sign is the return of three artist-trustees to L.A. MOCA’s board. An unspecified number of anonymous gifts were also received. On Wednesday, the board of trustees elected … In a relatively short period of time, MOCA has achieved astonishing growth with three Los Angeles locations of architectural renown; a world-class permanent collection of more than 6,800 objects, international in scope and among the finest in the world; hallmark education programs that are widely emulated; award-winning publications that present original scholarship; groundbreaking monographic, touring, and thematic exhibitions of international repute that survey the art of our time; and cutting-edge engagement with modes of new media production. Sean Parker joins the MOCA Board from Los Angeles. Bell also chaired P.S. General admission is also free for everyone at MOCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA on Thursdays from 5pm to 8pm, courtesy of Wells Fargo. "Each, in their own way, brings a unique knowledge and experience to the Board that will broaden and strengthen the growth of the museum going forward.”. MOCA Life Trustees include Eli Broad, Betye Monell Burton, Blake Byrne, Lenore S. Greenberg, Audrey Irmas, Frederick M. Nicholas, and Thomas E. Unterman. He is Chairman of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), a Trustee of the American Academy in Rome, a director of MoMA PS1, a member of the Tate and MOMA International Councils and was twice Australia's Commissioner at the Venice Biennale. “Maria and David have been strong and significant members of the Board, and they were at the helm during a very challenging moment. Andrew Russeth More Stories by Andrew. The museum names 29 individuals, couples or foundations that have contributed, including 27 gifts from MOCA board members, or, in one case, a trustee’s parents. She is the founder of the Julia Stoschek Collection, which is a leading international collection of time-based art. Sitting on the Board of the LA MOCA—which also includes artists Mark Bradford, Barbara Kruger, and Catherine Opie—helped to make Mnuchin a fairly prominent player in the art world, in … Museum trustees serve for a term of two years; trustees are permitted to serve up to five consecutive two-year terms. Bell chaired five artist galas for MOCA, working closely with artists Takashi Murakami, Francesco Vezzoli, Doug Aitken, Marina Abramovic, and Rob Pruitt on events that were both financial successes and complete, immersive artworks. She has been a trustee of the Metropolitan Opera and on the trustee council The National Gallery in Washington, D.C. for thirty-eight years. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), announced today that its Board of Trustees has designated Maria Arena Bell and David G. Johnson as Life Trustees, acknowledging their significant commitment and service to the institution. His landmark composition In C (1964) established Minimalism as a vital force in contemporary music and his work continues to be a major influence today. Johnson co-chaired (with Bell) two director searches at MOCA and led the endowment campaign. MOCA Los Angeles’s New Board Chair Is Maria Seferian, 10-Year Veteran at the Museum. The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (located at 152 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012) has the same hours as MOCA Grand Avenue during exhibitions. Mordant is Executive Co Chairman and co-founder of Luminis Partners, a leading corporate advisory and investment banking firm associated with Evercore. An unspecified number of anonymous gifts were also received. The members bring an international outlook, various industry backgrounds, and deep commitment to the arts. ; $10 for seniors (65+); and free for children under 12. Johnson most recently produced the live stage musical American Psycho in London and New York. Mr. Cheng is active in contemporary art; he is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Museum of China Foundation, Director of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM) Funds, and a trustee of the Royal Academy of Arts, is a member of TATE’s Asia Pacific Acquisitions Committee, among others. Simon Mordant AM joins the MOCA Board from Sydney, Australia. She is the Vice President of the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation and the President of the Marina Kellen French Foundation. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has elected four new trustees to its board, including L.A. painter Lari Pittman and entrepreneur and … MOCA is delighted to welcome @klausbiesenbach to join us in Los Angeles! Julia Stoschek joins the MOCA Board from Berlin, Germany. MOCA has relied on donations for most of its budget. Dr. Adrian Cheng joins the MOCA Board from Hong Kong. MOCA said that in the last 15 months, it has raised more than $67 million and added 14 new trustees to its board.-- David Ng. MOCA is a not-for-profit institution that relies on a variety of funding sources for its activities. The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), have announced/artist trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie are returning to the fold. The Museum and the entire Board are very grateful for their dedication, leadership, and hard work. Minimalist composer Terry Riley’s revolutionary 1964 classic In C provided a new concept in musical form, changing the course of 20th-century music. The museum names 29 individuals, couples or foundations that have contributed, including 27 gifts from MOCA board members, or, in one case, a trustee’s parents. Terry’s list of collaborators includes La Monte Young, Chet Baker, John Cale, Don Cherry, Krishna Bhatt, Gyan Riley, Stefano Scodanibbio, the Kronos Quartet, the Bang on a Can All Stars, artist Bruce Conner, and poet Michael McClure. They each add strength to an expanded and invigorated MOCA Board. moca board elects four new trustees: mark bradford, heather podesta, cathy vedovi, and christopher walker The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) announced that the Board of Trustees has elected four new members: Contemporary art and its history as considered from Los Angeles Prior to a meeting of MOCA's Board of Trustees, the LA Times spoke with six trustees "about museum decision-making and the way ahead. Due to COVID-19, MOCA is temporarily closed. MOCA Life Trustees include Eli Broad, Betye Monell Burton, Blake Byrne, Lenore S. Greenberg, Audrey Irmas, Frederick M. Nicholas, and Thomas E. Unterman. ""For this story, The Times approached all 39 MOCA trustees by email or phone. Mordant is a decades-long, passionate collector of contemporary art. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has elected four new members to its board of trustees, the latest sign of growing confidence in the museum under new director Philippe Vergne. Johnson … MOCA in downtown Los Angeles. MOCA announces that the campaign to raise its endowment to $100 million has met its goal in less than 10 months. Mr. Parker, Chairman of the Parker Institute on Cancer Immunotherapy, is an internationally-renowned entrepreneur with a record of launching genre-defining companies and organizations. Bell joined the MOCA Board in 2008 and served as co-chair with Johnson from 2009 until her departure from the board in 2014. Mr. Riley has been cited as a major influence by composers Phillip Glass and John Adams, and rock band The Who. The Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), has announced that Maria Seferian has been elected by the Board of Trustees of MOCA to be Chair of the Board.Maurice Marciano and Lilly Tartikoff Karatz, who had held the position of Co-Chairs of the Board since January 2014, had announced earlier this year that they would step down after identifying their … So far, MOCA's board of trustees has remained virtually silent on Broad's bold proposition. Release Summary. MOCA's board of trustees: A house divided. May 19, 2019. I've had conversations with numerous people close to the situation in recent days. Release Summary. LOS ANGELES -- Admission to the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles will soon be free, thanks to a $10 million gift from the president of the museum's Board of Trustees. Ms. French is also on the Board of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall, The Hospital for Special Surgery, and The American Academy, Berlin and is a Life Trustee of both the Morgan Library and of WNET, Channel 13. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has elected four new members to its board of trustees, the latest sign of growing confidence in … Maria Arena Bell is a television writer and producer who founded Vitameatavegamin Productions to develop projects for film, television, and new media. She is a world-recognized philanthropist and affiliated with many institutions, including the Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, where she serves as Vice Chair. Board Memberships: 2015 – 2018: MOCA, Los Angeles, Artist on the Board of Trustees; 2008 – present: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Board of Overseers; Awards: 2013 International Association of Art Critics United States Exhibition Award Winner November 29, 2008 | 9:00 am. MOCA is delighted to welcome @klausbiesenbach to join us in Los Angeles! THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES (MOCA) ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD LEADERSHIP MARIA SEFERIAN ELECTED BOARD CHAIR CAROLYN POWERS ELECTED PRESIDENT LOS ANGELES—The Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), today announced that Maria Seferian has been elected by the Board of Trustees of … Pittman currently resides in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. MOCA said Thursday that Cohen, along with his wife, Alexandra, have helped to fund various exhibitions in the past, including "Robert Rauschenberg: Combines," which ran at the museum in 2005, and "© … The Parkers founded the Parker Foundation in 2015 with a focus on large-scale systemic changes in life sciences, global public health and civic engagement. During the six-day residency at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, running from January 4–9, 2017, Riley improvises solo as part of a series of in-gallery programs focusing on core ideas in the exhibition Doug Aitken: Electric Earth. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a worldwide search, the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), announced today it … The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles has always prided itself on its close relationship with artists, and the institution has just announced that Lari Pittman is among four new trustees … About MOCA: Founded in 1979, MOCA’s vision is to be the defining museum of contemporary art. General admission is always free at MOCA Pacific Design Center. Media Contact Karen Denne, 310-954-5058, firstname.lastname@example.org. During the remainder of the residency dates Riley will be doing impromptu performances inside the exhibition. THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES (MOCA), ANNOUNCES FURTHER BOARD EXPANSION AND 2010 ACQUISITIONS Blake Byrne Elected as MOCA Life Trustee Richard J. Grad Elected to MOCA Board More than 100 Significant Works Added to One of the World’s Leading Permanent Collections of Postwar Art Los Angeles— The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), … David G. Johnson is the founder of Act 4 Entertainment, a Los Angeles–based filmed entertainment and new media content company created to motivate and inspire audiences towards social action. Please call ahead or go to moca.org for the exhibition schedule for The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. Bell joined the MOCA Board in 2008 and served as co-chair with Johnson from 2009 until her departure from the board in 2014. She is an active shareholder in BROSE Group, an international car parts company. In each performance, Riley will use a combination of instruments to explore and respond to the different environments within the exhibition, including the multi-video-channel works migration (empire) (2008) and SONG 1 (2012/2015). MOCA Director Klaus-Biesenbach; ©2018, MOCA, Photo Credit: Casey Kelbaugh. Under the terms of the challenge grant, … Board of Trustees 2020-2021 Their primary role is to encourage the realization of the museum's goal to present a quality program in contemporary art and culture. Mordant was awarded an AM, being made a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for Services to the Arts. Following a wide-ranging international search, the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, today voted to appoint the internationally acclaimed museum director as MOCA’s next director. An open letter to MOCA’s board of trustees TOUGH TIMES: Outside the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles. Highly developed elements of Indian music, jazz, and African and Middle Eastern music can be heard in intricate melding in much of his work. Nine of the 35 trustees who were on the board last fall before the museum's near-collapse have since resigned. For more information regarding the Board meeting schedule and location, click on the Board Agendas menu or call the Office of the Board of Trustees at (213) 891-2044. Riley will create a series of improvisational performances in dialogue with the multiple moving image installations inside the exhibition Doug Aitken: Electric Earth. "Each of our new trustees is a leader in his or her industry and a deeply dedicated philanthropist who has contributed to many important causes around the world. The full Board meets four times per year, and each committee meets a minimum of four times per year. His addition to the MOCA board brings the number of trustees to 45, with six officers. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a worldwide search, the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), announced today it … Photo (top): MOCA's Grand Avenue location in downtown L.A. Credit: Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times. The board of trustees at the Museum of Contemporary Art announced on Tuesday that it’s shaking up its top leadership. MOCA's most devoted supporters. She is also the recipient of a Women’s Image Network Award for Women in Entertainment and Philanthropy. Prior to his Life Trustee designation, Johnson served as chair emeritus on the MOCA Board of Trustees. THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES (MOCA) He executive produced The People Speak, a feature-length documentary based on Howard Zinn’s book A People’s History of the United States, and Angels in Exile, a feature-length documentary about street kids of Durban, South Africa. This content is copyright, 2016, MOCA, Hollywood Sentinel, all rights reserved. The move comes just a week after Philippe Vergne began work as MOCA’s new director, replacing Jeffrey Deitch, who departed in July 2013. She reports directly to Executive Director Keri Putnam and also works closely with the Institute’s Leadership and Board of Trustees. Official Election Notice from County of Los Angeles for the November 2020 Election The President and Vice President of the Board of Trustees are elected by the Board for one-year terms at the annual organizational and regular meeting in December. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23, 2008—The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) Board of Trustees announced today they have voted overwhelmingly to accept a $15 million challenge grant from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation for … Mr. Cheng is an internationally-renowned businessman. "I am thrilled and proud to welcome such an esteemed group of new trustees,” said MOCA Board Chair Maria Seferian. The artists resigned from […] MOCA in downtown Los Angeles. Johnson joined MOCA’s Board in 2005. The board’s argument over MOCA’s direction under Deitch spilled into the letters and opinion pages of the Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles … Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art, which has spent most of this year climbing out of a deep financial hole, said today that it has elected three new members to its Board of Trustees. Richard Grad, a partner in Sidley’s Los Angeles office, has been named to the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. More Information: For 24-hour information on current exhibitions, education programs, and special events, call 213-626-6222 or access MOCA online at moca.org. The downtown museum has also coaxed two disgruntled trustees who quit during the fallout to rejoin the board. (CBS2) Carolyn Clark Powers, the president of the MOCA board of trustees, announced the donation during an annual benefit Saturday. They led MOCA through the storm and into a healthier, more prosperous time. More information. Marina Kellen French joins the MOCA Board from New York City. Richard Grad, a partner in Sidley’s Los Angeles office, has been named to the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. On Thursday, January 5, Riley will do a one-hour concert performance starting at 7pm, and again on Sunday, January 8 starting at 3pm. Together with his wife Alexandra Parker, he is an avid collector of contemporary art and committed philanthropist. MOCA has a two-tiered system for board member contributions. Johnson was a cofounder of Agility Capital, LLC, a venture fund for early-stage companies. In 2012, Congressional Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) presented Johnson with Public Counsel Law Center Founders Award for his commitment to the organization. Bell was appointed to the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission in 2013 by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and is a former California State Commissioner on the Commission for the Status of Women and Girls. On the grounds that the law said that 1.5% of the construction costs of new buildings had to be spent on fine-arts embellishments, MOCA's board of trustees had struck a deal with the Community Redevelopment Agency to have the project developer build a 100,000-square-foot museum, designed by an architect of the trustees' choice, at no cost to the museum. Composer and performer Terry Riley is one of the founding fathers of the Minimalist Movement. [Klaus Biesenbach, photo by Casey Kelbaugh]. By Andrew Russeth. LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Admission to the renowned Museum of Contemporary Art will be free following a $10 million donation. Ten days have passed since news broke of a financial crisis that threatens the very existence of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the nation's premier institution focused on the art of our time. MOCA Grand Avenue (located at 250 South Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles) is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11am to 6pm; Thursday from 11am to 8pm; Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm; and closed on Tuesday. Johnson is a board member and former chair of Public Counsel Law Center, the nation’s largest public interest pro bono law firm. Mr. Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Obodo (Country/City/Town/Ancestral Village), 2018, adhesive vinyl, courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro, London/Venice, photo by Elon Schoenholz. Furthermore, she is a member of the acquisition committee at Kunstsammlung NRW, Duesseldorf, Tate Council, London and Committee of Performance at the Whitney Museum, New York. Bell currently serves on the board of MoMA PS 1 and is on the board of advisors for the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University. Los Angeles residents pay a one-time fee of $250,000 to join, and out-of-towners pay $150,000. He was the director of the Dia Art Foundation, New York from 2008 to 2014 and the deputy director and Chief Curator of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, from 2005 to 2008. After a welcome from new MOCA director Klaus Biesenbach, and a pledge from MOCA Board of Trustees president Carolyn Clark Powers to offer free admission to … The Museum of Contemporary Art, revealed to be in dire financial straits late last year, said today that it has raised nearly $60 million since December, hailing the figure as indication of a turnaround at the institution. He founded the Center’s Opportunity Under Law Project to address economic injustice through large-scale impact litigation. David Johnson (born September 19, 1956) is a lawyer and producer who founded Act 4 Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based filmed entertainment, and new media content company focused on creating socially conscious content to inspire change.
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