51 Astor Place is a new institutional quality trophy office building with a structural steel and concrete frame, glass facade and most technically advanced mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sprinkler, and elevator system complying with LEED "Gold" Guidelines....
This new installation by Amanda Ross-Ho encompasses architectural elements, large-scale paintings, fabricated objects, textiles, and photographs created specifically for the MOCA Pacific Design Center....
Spread across MOCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, the first survey in the United States of the Swiss-born artist Urs Fischer weaves together some of his most memorable and iconic sculptural works while creating an unexpected landscape in both venues. Fischer's world is fluctuating and unpredictable, and the pleasure that we derive from his sculpture and painting is based on our attraction to and simultaneous repulsion by the dreamlike appearances that he constructs....
Julie Mehretu’s paintings and drawings refer to elements of mapping and architecture, achieving a calligraphic complexity that resembles turbulent atmospheres and dense social networks....
A catalogue featuring an essay by Susan Davidson and previously unpublished archival documents and photography explores the friendship the two artists developed in their shared Connecticut community....