MOCA welcomes Amanda Hunt, Assistant Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, as its Fall 2016 Nesnadny + Schwartz Visiting Curator. Hunt is a dynamic curatorial force in contemporary art, curating exhibitions and special projects in New York, Los Angeles, Portland, and San Francisco. Her recent exhibitions include Lorraine O'Grady: Art Is; Rashaad Newsome: THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO SEE; and inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd, a multi-site public art initiative presented throughout Harlem in the summer of 2016.
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Free for Members | $10 General Admission
What does it take to get the world’s leading contemporary artists to create carpets? In this exclusive conversation, two creative leaders working at the cutting-edge of artist-designed carpets discuss their unique experiences. Since founding Equator Production in 1985, Petra Singh has married contemporary practice with traditional artistry, commissioning international artists such as Rosemarie Trockel and Albert Oehlen to create limited-edition signature designs that are hand-made by experienced Tibetan weavers.