The work of Ree Morton is currently featured in two exhibitions in Los Angeles: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison at ICA LA and With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art, 1972–1985 at MOCA.
Enjoy the opportunity to explore the artist’s work in both exhibitions through a virtual 3D tour of the ICA LA’s exhibition and a presentation of Morton in the context of the Pattern and Decoration movement and MOCA’s show.
The event will take place on Zoom. Please RSVP to receive the instructions to participate.
Jamillah James is Curator at ICA LA.
Anna Katz is Curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), where she is currently organizing the first West Coast survey of Swiss video artist Pipilotti Rist. Recent exhibitions at MOCA include With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972–1985, the first full-scale, scholarly survey of the Pattern and Decoration movement, which travels to the CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, in 2020; Give and Take: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions (2018); and Peter Shire: Naked Is the Best Disguise (2017). From 2015 to 2017 Katz was the Wendy Stark Curatorial Fellow at MOCA, during which time she organized the museum’s public programs. Previously a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art from 2008 to 2013, she holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton University. Her doctoral dissertation is the first book-length study of sculptor Lee Bontecou’s oeuvre during the most active period of her production, 1958 to 1971.