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Rachel Harrison, Hot Topic Two, 2022. Wood, Styrofoam, chicken wire, cardboard, burlap, cement, acrylic, metal Slimline Flammable Storage Cabinet, cast iron hooks, pigmented inkjet prints, LED party light disco balls, bucket of water, and other things brought to the January 6, 2021 Insurrection
11 ft x 17 ft 6 inches x 28 ft 5 inches (335.3 x 533.4 x 866.1 cm); variable. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Purchase with funds provided by the Acquisition and Collection Committee. © Rachel Harrison. Image courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Greene Naftali, New York. Photo by Joshua White/


MOCA’s Collection, now numbering close to 8,000 works of art spanning the mid-twentieth century to the present, is internationally renowned for its depth and excellence across media, style, and art history. Highlighting areas of unique strength, these Collection galleries orient around single-artist presentations of work by Robert Rauschenberg and Mark Rothko and gather key acquisitions made by the museum throughout its 44-year history, including many selections from the foundational Panza, Schreiber, Weisman and Parsons Collections.

Galleries devoted to abstraction, Pop, and conceptual work from the 1950s and 1960s are joined by recent acquisitions from Nairy Baghramian, Isa Genzken, and Rachel Harrison while figurative paintings by Michael Armitage, Jennifer Packer, and Henry Taylor join canonical works by Alice Neel, George Segal and others. Also on view are presentations of Robert Frank’s “The Americans” in its entirety and Renee Green’s installation Import-Export Funk Office (1993).

Reverberations is organized by Bennett Simpson, Senior Curator, with Emilia Nicholson-Fajardo, Curatorial Assistant, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Exhibitions at MOCA are supported by the MOCA Fund for Exhibitions with generous funding provided by Jordan S. Goodman + The Goodman Family Foundation, The Earl and Shirley Greif Foundation, and Pamela West.