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MOCRA in the Media - 2008

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The Last Judgment in Cyberspace reviewed in The Riverfront Times
Malcolm Gay describes Miao Xiaochun's work as being "as mesmerizing as it is vertiginous" in the January 30 - February 5, 2008, edition of The Riverfront Times
     Read the review here. (You may need to scroll down the page.)
The Last Judgment in Cyberspace featured in Sauce
The Last Judgment in Cyberspace was featured in the "Stuff to Do" section of Sauce Magazine's March 2008 issue.
     This article is not available online. Please contact MOCRA for more information.
MOCRA featured in article on Jesuits, art and museums
MOCRA Director Fr. Terrence Dempsey, S.J., recently authored an article for the Spring 2008 issue of Conversations magazine exploring the role museums and galleries play in a Jesuit education.
     Read the article here.

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MOCRA program is "vigorous" at 15
Pursuit of the Spirit was featured in the Sunday, December 7, 2008, edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Reviewer David Bonetti praises MOCRA's "vigorous program" and highlights a number of works in the exhibition.
     Read the review here.
MOCRA retrospective "indicates top collection"
Ivy Cooper reviews Pursuit of the Spirit for the online news publication St. Louis Beacon. Her November 30, 2008, post describes the exhibition as "the perfect opportunity to review the thought-provoking kind of work MOCRA specializes in presenting."
     Read the review here.
Pursuit of the Spirit "fresh, yet familiar"
Dickson Beall reviews MOCRA's fifteenth-anniversary exhibition in the Nov. 28 - Dec. 9, 2008, issue of West End Word. Beall notes that visitors are offered opportunities for "getting away from distractions, entering sacred space, and being in the presence of awesome beauty."
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MOCRA Director "Cornered" by National Catholic Reporter"
MOCRA Director Fr. Terrence Dempsey, S.J., was featured in the November 14, 2008, issue of National Catholic Reporter. He responded to a series of questions about contemporary religious art and MOCRA posed by columnist Jeannette Cooperman.
     Read the column here.
Pursuit of the Spirit featured on KWMU-FM's "Cityscape"
MOCRA Director Fr. Terrence Dempsey, S.J., and Gerald Bolas, Ph.D., former Director of the Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, appeared on St. Louis NPR affiliate KWMU-FM's "Cityscape" on Septemer 19, 2008, to discuss MOCRA's fifteenth-anniversary exhibition Pursuit of the Spirit with host Steve Potter.
     Listen to "Cityscape" online here. (Scroll to Segment B.)
MOCRA featured on KDHX-FM's "Topic A"
MOCRA Director Fr. Terrence Dempsey, S.J., and MOCRA Assistant Director David Brinker, appeared on KDHX-FM's "Topic A" on August 11, 2008, to discuss MOCRA's upcoming fifteenth-anniversary exhibitions with host Amanda Doyle.
     Listen to "Topic A" online here. (Scroll to Monday, August 11, 2008.)

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