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Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap
Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap

The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule. It turns out that the tumult of the Jeffrey Deitch years has led to an exhibition drought. Under Deitch's term, many MOCA shows were produced months in advance (instead of years, like most museum exhibitions). This left the exhibition pipeline well-stocked for the short term. Over the long-term, however, not so much. But as Knight notes in his story, this is an opportunity for MOCA to bust out its stellar permanent collection. The short notice means curators likely won't have time to do deep and considered shows...

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