Carlos Salas Exhibition

Latin America and the Global Imagination | 12.02.15 – 02.28.16

Carlos Salas has been engaged in a range of activities and initiatives in art-making and discoursing: painting, sculpting and writing to tackle head-on the sorry state of the human condition. His work is a site for exploration of the boundaries in which human subjectivity is located. For Salas, the canvas »

Carlos Sandoval de León | Untitled (Limpieza)

12.02.15 – 02.28.16

–Carlos Sandoval de Leon is a visual practitioner with a propensity to assemble and construct three dimensional objects that allude to ritual, economy, landscape and personal narratives. Sandoval de Leon’s choice of materials are informed by his travels and cultural lineage. He is interested in deconstructing and abstracting what seem »

The Marionettes of Pablo Cano

Nov. 7

The Marionettes of Pablo Cano: Selections from MOCA’s Permanent Collection “I create a dream-world where inanimate objects come to life—springing from my imagination in the Surrealist tradition. But my work is also founded on Dada ideals. The Dadaists used chance, spontaneity, and child­like innocence in order to create their statement.” »

NONESUCH: The Jewelry of Hannah Long

Oct. 3 | 7-9pm

NONESUCH: The Jewelry of Hannah Long Reception Sat. 10.3.15 7-9pm Contemporary Jeweler Hannah Long creates bijoux based on concept, idea and theme. Working with a variety of materials, she conceives jewelry as a support for artistic expression in relation to the body. Her works shake codes and usages; moving jewelry »

MOCA Project Gallery: Rafael Lopez-Ramos

September 19, 2015

MOCA Project Gallery: Rafael Lopez-Ramos 9/19  • 7-9pm Free for members $5 for non-members In Chromatic Aporias the artist includes realistic renderings of tropical fruits paraphrasing the gaze of colonial Art; the syncretism of Afro-Cuban religious symbols and Catholic images; and the Revolution’s propaganda iconography. Now he adds typical Americana »

Beijing Booster: The Art of Peter Wayne Lewis

Opening Reception, September 12, 2015, 7-9PM

Beijing Booster: The Art of Peter Wayne Lewis Opening Reception, September 12, 2015, 7-9PM Free for  Members $10 non-members RSVP The collections assembled in this exhibition are chromosomes of the process of synthesis; a necessary step in a practice of art Peter Wayne Lewis calls “analytic”. To understand, he says, »

Ars Memoria: A Selection from MOCA’s Permanent Collection

On view through August 30, 2015

Ars Memoria: A Selection from MOCA’s Permanent Collection On view June 20-August 30, 2015 This exhibition of one hundred works from the permanent collection are conceived as modes of recollection and determination. These have been sites of appropriation, contestation, adoption and rejection that inscribe memory in their structures.

High Above: The Art of Jerzy Kedziora

On view June 6 - August 30, 2015

High Above: The Art of Jerzy Kedziora June 6-August 30,  2015 OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, June 6, 6-8 PM Free for members, $10 non-members Throughout history humans looked to the heavens in search for the sublime. Polish artist Jerzy Kedziora draws from this sense of the sublime, from art history and »

Alternative Contemporaneity: TAZ

On view March 21 - May 30, 2015

Alternative Contemporaneities:Temporary Autonomous Zones (TAZ)   This group exhibition builds on the work: Temporary Autonomous Zones (TAZ) by Hakim Bey (Peter Lamborn Wilson). The project is curated by Richard Haden. TAZ “alludes to creating temporary spaces that elude formal structures of control…thus creating the foundation for authenticity and spontaneity”. Richard Haden proposes »