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2014-03-19 00:21:41

New Leadership in Place with Director Philippe Vergne LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), announced today the election of returning artist trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie and new artist trustee Mark Grotjahn to the MOCA board. Returning trustees Kathi Cypres and Steven F. Roth and former interim director Maria Seferian were also elected. These significant...

2011-11-14 21:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative has announced the names of the six internationally recognized master artists who will serve as mentors in dance, film, literature, music, theatre and visual arts in 2012-2013. The mentors, each of whom will select a talented young artist for a year of creative dialogue and exchange, are: Canadian author Margaret Atwood, French theatre director Patrice Chereau, Brazilian singer/songwriter Gilberto Gil,...

2011-05-23 11:38:00

NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's most talented teens will be honored at the 88th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards ceremony at New York City's Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, May 31st. American conceptual artist John Baldessari will be presented with the 2011 Alumni Achievement Award by fellow alum and his former student, world-renowned artist David Salle. Additionally, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, a juror of the video game design category of the 2011...

2010-09-15 09:41:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing the nation's outstanding teen artists and writers, has launched their call for entries for the 2011 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards program is the oldest, longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for student achievement in visual arts and writing in the United States. Teen artists and writers in grades 7-12 are...

2010-06-23 09:15:00

LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, the most extensive retrospective to date of Los Angeles-based artist John Baldessari (b. 1931), on view June 27 to September 12, 2010. Organized by LACMA in association with Tate Modern, the exhibition will bring together more than 150 works and examine the principal concerns of Baldessari. LACMA's presentation will be the only West Coast showing and feature the greatest...

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2009-02-25 18:53:58

Organizers of the Venice (Italy) Biennale say they plan to bestow a Golden Lion Award for lifetime achievement to Japanese-born artist Yoko Ono. U.S. conceptual artist John Baldessari is also slated to be honored with a similar prize at the 53rd International Art Exhibition, known as the Venice Biennale, ANSA said. ''These Golden Lion career awards celebrate two artists whose avant-garde work has opened new possibilities of poetic, conceptual and social expression for artists all over the...

2009-02-02 08:00:00

Internationally Renowned Artists Come Together for Inaugural Exhibit "L8S ANG3LES" Features 8 LA-based Master Photographers Plus 3 from LA Times LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Annenberg Foundation announced today the opening exhibit for the Annenberg Space for Photography, a community space dedicated to both digital images and print photography in Los Angeles, California to open Friday, March 27, 2009. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DC65326 ) The...