Art In America

MoCA Leaves North Miami, Becomes Institute of Contemporary Art

In a statement released today, Irma Braman and Ray Ellen Yarkin, co-chairs of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami board, announced that MoCA staff is leaving their city-owned home of almost twenty years and will reopen as the Institute of...

The Guggenheim’s Favorite Art Dealer?

Of 15 solo shows at the museum since fall 2010, seven have been given to artists in the stable of Marian Goodman Gallery, which has venues in New York and Paris.

Gartenfeld to MOCA North Miami as Curator

Gartenfeld is currently senior editor of A.i.A. and Interview magazine online. He will assume his new post in May, reporting to Bonnie Clearwater, who, in addition to being the museum's director, also serves as chief curator.

Ruba Katrib Named Curator at Sculpture Center

Ruba Katrib has been hired as curator of New York's SculptureCenter, effective Feb. 15. For the past four years she has been with the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami, first as assistant and then associate curator. There she worked...

Roving Eye: Beth DeWoody, in the Blink of an Eye

Collector Beth Rudin DeWoody has the quickest eye around. Her sweeps through art fairs are legendary and her West Palm Beach and New York homes are resplendent with arrangements of art, vintage furniture and other treasures gleaned from her...

Roving Eye: A Happy Tracey Emin

Surprisingly enough, when Tracey Emin attended this year's installment of Art Basel Miami Beach, it was her first trip to the city. She came to check out the opening of "Mark Handforth: Rolling Stop" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North...

Roving Eye: Rothko in New Orleans

The Tony Award-winning play Red, about Mark Rothko, is currently being produced in regional theaters throughout the United States. As the former curator of the Mark Rothko Foundation, I have become something of a roadie, giving lectures on his work...

Roving Eye: Religion in Contemporary Art

At a recent dinner hosted by the gallery Luhring Augustine, I spent the evening talking about God with Ragnar Kjartansson. In God, the Icelandic artist's 2007 film installation, Kjartansson appears onscreen suavely attired in a tuxedo, crooning...

Jonathan Meese

A multifaceted artist renowned for his anarchic performances, Jonathan Meese mounts a well-mannered sculpture survey as his first U.S. museum exhibition.

Luis Gispert

Luis Gispert’s first solo museum exhibition, at MOCA’s Goldman Warehouse annex, was an overview of his work from the past decade. Curated by museum director Bonnie Clearwater, the show contained a broad array of large-scale photos, films, sculptures...

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