The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) will feature some of the foremost contemporary artists through a ten year retrospective of the art magazine, Hi-Fructose. This exhibition is a unique opportunity to bring a broad spectrum of artwork by over 50 artists from the pages of magazines and computer screens to the walls of a contemporary art museum dedicated to educating on the significant art of today. Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose is a collaborative initiative by two like-minded organizations – MOCA in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Hi-Fructose The New Contemporary Art Magazine in San Francisco, California. Both are committed to creating an awareness of contemporary art that is informative, imaginative and relevant. This multi-faceted exhibition will feature artists working in a variety of media including sculpture, installation, painting, ceramics, and photography as well as interactive community outreach and satellite exhibitions. A wide selection of educational programming, film screenings, panel discussions, and events will provide the public an opportunity to interact with the art and artists in exciting new ways.
Organized by the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Curated by Alison Byrne, Director of Exhibitions and Education and Heather Hakimzadeh, Curator
A limited edition 12 x12 inch catalogue commemorates the Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose museum exhibition organized by the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Beautifully printed, with brilliant color on over-sized pages, this hardcover book is limited to 2000 copies. It will only be available through select outlets, including MOCA's Museum Shop. Published by Baby Tattoo.
For more information contact Alison Byrne, Director of Exhibitions and Education alison@VirginiaMOCA.org
*To prepare for your visit, please note, bags and metal objects will not be allowed in the galleries. All guests will be subject to physical and visual inspections, bag checks and/or wanding at the entrances of MOCA. To expedite this process we recommend you leave such items at home. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Thank you for your support of MOCA and the arts!
Artists in black have previously exhibited at Virginia MOCA.
***Artists with an asterisk are creating NEW WORK for MOCA's exhibition.
This exhibition is made possible by the City of Virginia Beach. Generous funding is provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
Major support for the exhibition is provided by Acoustical Sheetmetal, Capital Group Companies, PRA Group, the Fine Family Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, and other generous donors, as well as grants made possible by the Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the Business Consortium for Arts Support.