“Andy Warhol: Shadows” at MOCA

MOCA Dinner in celebration of the opening of ANDY WARHOL: SHADOWS
“Andy Warhol: Shadows” exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue is celebrated

 

The event: The Museum of Contemporary Art’s weekend of festivities began Thursday when an intimate gathering of VIPs got a first glimpse of “Andy Warhol: Shadows,” the new exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue. Cocktails and dinner at the Standard Downtown followed.  

“It’s not often that you get to celebrate one painting,” said MOCA director Philippe Vergne in welcoming guests to the dinner, served family style in the hotel’s outdoor courtyard. But then, this painting consists of 102 parts, fills 11,000 square feet at the museum and took seven trucks to transport from the Dia Art Center in New York.

The “Shadows”: Vergne pointed out…

 

Click here to read the entire story in the “All the Rage” section of the Los Angeles Times; and ciick here to see photos of the Warhol paintings on MOCA’s website.

Scroll down to see more pictures from the dinner at the Standard Downtown in Los Angeles.

 

Top photo: Senior curator Bennett Simpson, left, organizer of the exhibition, with MOCA director Philippe Vergne at the VIP preview party for “Andy Warhol: Shadows” at MOCA Los Angeles (photo, Owen Kolasinski / BFAnyc.com)

Second photo: Artist Marina Rosenfeld, left, with MOCA chief curator Helen Molesworth at the VIP preview party for “Andy Warhol: Shadows” at MOCA Los Angeles (photo, Owen Kolasinski / BFAnyc.com)

MOCA Dinner in celebration of the opening of ANDY WARHOL: SHADOWS

 

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“Andy Warhol: Shadows” at MOCA

Published Sept. 20, 2014 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA