The LA Times’s Culture Vulture blog announces LA MoCA’s acquisition of 50 new works to add to the 6000 item collection:
MOCA said Wednesday that in 2009 it acquired more than 50 “significant” artworks in a range of media, including paintings, sculptures, video, multimedia installations, drawings and photographs. It said the works were added to its collection through gifts and purchases.
Among the major acquisitions were Bruce Nauman’s “Setting a Good Corner (Allegory & Metaphor)” (1999), a video work that came from Alan S. Hergott and Curt Shephard; Jennifer Pastor’s “Christmas Flood” (1994), a sculpture from Eileen and Michael Cohen; and Mike Kelley’s drawing “Untitled (From a Little Girl’s Room)” (1980), which was one of three gifts from Kourosh Larizadeh and Luis Pardo. The museum said it added some new names to its collection, including artists David Altmejd, Mark Dion, Máximo González, Mary Kelly, Karen Kilimnik, Lara Schnitger and Andreas Siekmann.
MoCA Announces More Than 50 Acquisitions for 2009 (Culture Vulture)