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Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

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Acquisitions

Mass Moca breathes new life into Taryn Simon's mourning sculptures

The Pipes were originally made for performances dealing with death and mourning but will now serve less specific purposes

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James Turrell

A colossal water tank at Mass Moca will house James Turrell’s latest Skyspace

The work is due to be unveiled this spring and was envisioned by Turrell when he first visited the campus in 1987

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Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Mass MoCA will expand artist-in-residency programme as artists continue to struggle amid the Covid-19 pandemic

The museum has received a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and plans to collect public and private donations for the initiative

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Art education

Wave of museum educator redundancies worldwide sparks open letter

Art historians and curators urge galleries to support education staff during coronavirus crisis

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Mass Moca, the museum that almost wasn't, celebrates 20 years

The art historian Brian Allen reflects on the rich history of the once inconceivable project that is now thriving

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Collectors

Collector forced to remove Kiefer sculpture from his property after it is legally classified as a 'structure'

Andrew Hall says he will now loan the piece to Mass MoCA