Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years – Geffen

June 17, 2010 at 5:16 PM Leave a comment

I’m @MOCAlosangeles Geffen for MOCA’s First 30 Years.
2:08 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Chris Burden Big Wheel

Chris Burden, The Big Wheel, 1979, cast iron, motorcycle, wood, steel, 112 x 175 x 143 inches

Chris Burden’s Big Wheel is running. How cool is that? #MOCA
2:18 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Chris Burden Big Wheel

Chris Burden Big Wheel

Chris Burden Big Wheel

Chris Burden Big Wheel

Liz Larner’s 2 as 3 & Some Too was my 2nd favorite piece from her solo show. Sagging/melting cubes of chartreuse & blue. #MOCA
2:49 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Liz Larner 2 as 3 and Some Too

Liz Larner, 2 as 3 and Some, Too, 1997-8, mulberry paper, steel and watercolor, 112 x 137 x 95 inches

Liz Larner 2 as 3 and Some Too detail

Liz Larner, 2 as 3 and Some, Too, detail

Very lovely tiny gelatin-silver prints from Judy Fiskin. Especially the series of apartment building facades from 1982. #MOCA
2:53 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Judy Fiskin Untitled 1982

Judy Fiskin, Untitled, 1982, gelatin silver print, 7 x 5 inches each

The Kiki Smith is perfectly positioned under a skylight causing some of the glass pieces to glow. #MOCA
3:03 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Kiki Smith Untitled 1989

Kiki Smith, Untitled, 1989, glass and rubber, 3 x 108 x 108 inches

I kinda like that Koons’ 3 puppies are staring adoringly at Lari Pittman’s An American Place. #MOCA
3:10 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Koons and Pittman

left: Jeff Koons, Three Puppies, 1986, polychromed wood, 19 x 27 x 23 1/2 inches; right: Lari Pittman, An American Place, 1992, oil and acrylic on mahogany panels, 80 x 164 inches

Interesting that both Jeff Koons’ stainless steel Pail and Robert Gober’s cast pewter Drain were both gifts from Christopher Wool. #MOCA
3:32 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Jeff Koons Pail

Jeff Koons, Pail, 1986, stainless steel, 12 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

Robert Gober Drains 1990

Robert Gober, Drains, 1990, cast pewter, 3 3/4 inch diameter, edition of 8 with 2 APs

Christopher Wool Untitled 1990

Christopher Wool, Untitled, 1990, alkyd and acrylic on aluminum, 69 x 64 inches

Robert Gober Untitled 1998

Robert Gober, Untitled, 1998, wood, steel and enamel, 81 5/8 x 58 x 41 3/8 inches

Fred Tomaselli’s Hang Over is pure joy. A tree full of garlands of pills, butterflies, flowers, birds, lips, eyes, leaves, hands, etc. #MOCA
3:52 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

Fred Tomaselli Hang Over

Fred Tomaselli, Hang Over, 2005, leaves, pills, acrylic, resin on wood panel, 84 x 120 inches

Fred Tomaselli Hang Over detail

Fred Tomaselli, Hang Over, detail

Always amazed at Llyn Foulkes, Pop every time I see it. I like the installation in a totally black room with audio. #MOCA
4:06 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

I’m not really feeling Jason Rhoades yellow scattertrash or David Altmejd’s pine tree branches & crystals. Mess without meaning. #MOCA
4:13 PM Dec 17th, 2009 via txt

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