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Lynda Benglis Currently on View at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES.- The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), presents Lynda Benglis, a traveling exhibition of the work of American artist Lynda Benglis from the past forty years, on view at MOCA at Grand Avenue July 31–October 10, 2011. The first full-scale survey of Benglis’s oeuvre since Dual Natures at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1991 (Benglis’s last major retrospective), this traveling exhibition highlights works from the 1960s through 2009, including three video works and a selection of ephemera. MOCA’s presentation incorporates a number of sculptures from the museum’s permanent collection, exhibited together for the first time in the context of a solo retrospective. “Lynda’s close relationship with California began in 1971 and continues through numerous solo and group exhibitions in commercial venues and museums including MOCA,” said MOCA Senior Curator Alma Ruiz. “T