MOCA at California Plaza 250 S. Grand Ave. at California Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tel: (213) 626-6222 Fax: (213) 620-8674 TDI) Y: (213) 621-1651
Internet Address: wu.w.MOCA-[LA.org C.E.O.: Mr. Richard Koshalek
Admission: fee, valid for both sites: adult-$6.00, child-free, student-$4.00, senior-$4.00.
Parking: pay public lot and structure at 1st St. & Central Ave.
Open: Tuesday to Wednesday. llam-5pm; Thursday, llam-8pm: Friday to Sunday, llam-5pm. Facilities: Architecture (1986 designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki): Exhibition Area (24,500 square feet): Rood Services The Patinette at MOCA; Sculpture Plaza: Shop. Activities: Education Programs; Performances; Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Photo Gallery
Publications: exhibition catalogues: newsletter (quarterly).
MOCA at California Plaza was named one of the ten best works of American architecture completed since 1980 by architects participating in a national survey conducted by the American Institute of .Architects. MOCA collects, exhibits and interprets art created since 1940 in all media and preserves it for future generations. Changing selections from its permanent collection are on view throughout the year. The museum presents more than 20 exhibitions each year, including historical and thematic shows, one-person retrospectives, newly commissioned projects and works by emerging artists. These feature not only painting, sculpture and drawing, but also video, photography, film, music, dance, performance, design, architecture, and new forms that combine various disciplines. Many of the exhibitions are part of an active exchange program with nationally and internationally prominent museums. MOCAs permanent collection now numbers more than 5,000 works, including masterpieces of abstract impressionism and pop art. The collection includes works by Diane Arbus, John Baldessari, Willem de Kooning, Sam Francis. Robert Frank. Ann Hamilton. Robert Irwin, Jasper Johns, I>ee Krasner. Ellsworth Kelly, Franz Kline, Roy Lichtenstein, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, Joan Miro, Iju.se Xevelson. Claes Oldenburg, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist. Mark Rothko, Sarah Seager, Richard Serra. Cindy Sherman, Alexis Smith, Gy Twombly,
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles – MOCA at California Plaza, cont and Andy Warhol, among many others. MOCA maintains two sites: MOCA at California Plaza and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (see separate listing). A single admission fee is valid for both buildings on the same day. There is shuttle bus service between the two sites.