Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 - 3:35 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO CELEBRATES 75th ANNIVERSARY; LAUNCHES $75 MILLION CAPITAL CAMPAIGN TO EXPAND LA JOLLA FACILITY

Anniversary marks important leadership change at renowned institution

San Diego—On the occasion of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD)’s 75th anniversary, MCASD visionaries Dr. Hugh M. Davies, Kathryn Kanjo, Board President Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, and architect Annabelle Selldorf launched the 75th anniversary capital campaign to raise $75 million towards an expansion of the La Jolla facility, quadrupling the current gallery space.

Hélio Oiticica ,
Tropicália, Penetrables PN 2 ‘Purity is a myth’ and PN 3 ‘Imagetical’
, 1966-1967, wooden frames, cotton fabric, plastic sheets, carpet, nylon fabric, patchouli root, cinnamon sticks, sand, plants, metal, terracotta, brick and other materials, dimensions: 82 11/16 × 82 11/16 × 1 9/16in. (210 × 210 × 4cm). César and Claudio Oiticica Collection.
Lina Bo Bardi,
Cadeira Beira de Estrada
, 1967, photograph, dimensions: framed 19 7/8 × 22 1/4 × 1 3/16in. (50.5 × 56.5 × 3cm). Instituto Lina Bo e P.M. Bardi archive.
Luis Arias Vera,
Carrera del chasqui
, 1974, photographic documentation, dimensions n/a. .
Fernando "Coco" Bedoya,
Coquito
, 1979, collage on paper, dimensions: 20 1/2 × 14 9/16in. (52 × 37cm). Museo de Arte de Lima Contemporary Art Acquisitions Committee 2012.
Eugenio Espinoza,
Untitled (Circumstantial [12 coconuts])
, 1971, dimensions: acrylic on canvas, coconuts, and rope, 59 × 59 × 10in. (149.9 × 149.9 × 25.4cm). Private Collection, Miami, FL.
Marcel Gautherot,
Congresso Nacional em construção, Brasília, DF,
, 1959, Inkjet print with mineral pigments on 100% cotton paper, dimensions: Image 17 11/16 × 17 11/16in. (45 × 45cm). Coleção Marcel Gautherot / Acervo Instituto Moreira Salles.

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