Contemporary Art Boot Camp: No Success Like Failure
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Members $10; Non-members $15
Gain insight into the most influential artists working today with MOCA’s Contemporary Art Boot Camp. Designed for the novice to the aficionado, MOCA Executive Director and Chief Curator Bonnie Clearwater shares her perspective based on her own original research and personal contacts with the artists who have defined contemporary art. Clearwater’s first Contemporary Art Boot Camp of 2013 will be held Wednesday, February 13 from 7 to 9 pm. Entitled Failure By Design, Clearwater will discuss the work of Mike Kelley, Frank Stella, Richard Prince, Tracey Emin, Cory Arcangel and Sterling Ruby and how they address the theme of failure in art. Admission to Contemporary Art Boot Camp with Bonnie Clearwater is $10 for members of the museum and residents and city employees of North Miami and $15 for non-members. Lectures will take place at the museum and galleries are open until 9 pm.
Known as the museum “where new art is discovered,” MOCA is internationally recognized as a force in defining new trends and directions in contemporary art. The museum originates most of its own exhibitions, presenting an exciting mix of both emerging and legendary artists.
Visitors from around the world are drawn to its permanent collection reflecting the most important developments in contemporary art. MOCA presents a continuous calendar of lectures by renowned artists and critics, film screenings, concerts, and cutting edge performances. It has attracted nationwide attention for highly original education and outreach programs that make contemporary art accessible, understandable, and enjoyable to people of all ages.
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