Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art is the only museum in L.A. devoted exclusively to contemporary art. There are more than 5,000 works of art on display here ranging from minimalist to abstract expressionist to prints and collections are grouped according to the donor who bequeathed them to the museum. The Panza Collection is especially notable for its pieces by the likes of Roy Lichtenstein, Mark Rothko and George Sega. MOCA was recently rescued from closing by an infusion of cash from philanthropist Eli Broad. The new director, Warhol acolyte and former New York gallery owner Jeffrey Deitch, ought to provide the beleaguered museum with an interesting second life. MOCA has an auxiliary site, the Geffen Contemporary in Little Tokyo (150 N. Central Ave.) On a budget? Come on Thursday nights from 5-8PM when admission is free.
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