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Caesarstone To Support Mike Kelley Retrospective Exhibition At MOCA, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury quartz countertop manufacturer Caesarstone is pleased to announce its support of the upcoming exhibition, Mike Kelley at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles from March 31-July 28, 2014.

Caesarstone was an early pioneer of the natural quartz surfaces market. (PRNewsFoto/Caesarstone)

As a supporter of design and the arts, Caesarstone was eager to partner with MOCA for the acclaimed Mike Kelley exhibition and to celebrate MOCA's 35th Anniversary. The exhibition will conclude its worldwide tour in Los Angeles after being shown at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and MoMA PS1 in New York City.

For the Los Angeles presentation, Caesarstone is a proud sponsor of MOCA's Leadership Circle Brunch and Members' Opening Day on Sunday, March 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. respectively. A strong attendance is expected from the local art and cultural communities.

"Caesarstone is a big supporter of MOCA, the local LA community, and the arts," said Sagi Cohen, CEO of Caesarstone US.

The Mike Kelley exhibition Members' Opening Day will offer a first look at the highly anticipated exhibition, and will feature a special presentation of Pansy Metal/Clovered Hoof, originally created in 1989 as a collaboration between Mike Kelley and Los Angeles-based choreographer Anita Pace. Dancers Beau Dobson, Erica Carpenter, Jos McKain and Lindsey Lollie will be clad in silk scarves designed by Kelley and will perform on a fashion runway-style ramp to Orgasmatron by British heavy metal band Motorhead. There will also be a musical performance by former Sonic Youth front-woman Kim Gordon and artist Jutta Koether, both longtime friends of Kelley's.

A one-of-a-kind 16-foot Caesarstone quartz bar has been specially fabricated for MOCA's 35th Anniversary Gala and Leadership Circle Brunch, which takes place at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. The Caesarstone bar featuring their Concrete surface, will serve as a stunning focal point for both events.

The upcoming retrospective, the largest exhibition of Kelley's work to date, will feature over 250 pieces ranging from drawings, sculptures, paintings, performance, photography, music and video, and is organized at MOCA by curator Bennett Simpson. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of our time, Mike Kelley (1954–2012) produced a body of deeply innovative work mining American popular culture and both modernist and alternative traditions—which he set in relation to relentless, dark, and delirious examinations of self and society.

The exhibition will open on March 31, 2014 and run through July 28, 2014 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA and MOCA Grand Avenue.

About Caesarstone:

Caesarstone is a leading developer and manufacturer of premium quality quartz surfaces. Established in 1987, the company pioneered the quartz surfaces and continues to manufacture high-quality surfaces utilizing advanced technologies and proprietary knowhow. Caesarstone surfaces consist of up to 93% quartz, retain the cool tactile qualities of nature's strong stones while offering freedom of design with enormous application possibilities including kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, flooring, wall paneling, furniture and more. Caesarstone offers a product that is highly functional, design forward and beautiful, all at the same time.

With three diverse collections – Classico™, Motivo™ and Concetto™, there is immense room for choice. The unique and rich variety of colors, patterns and textures gives each customer the ability to find their 'ultimate surface' and create their own unique space. Caesarstone's extensive designs are constantly evolving and developing to meet the latest world trends and the highest level of international quality standards.

Caesarstone is a public company (Nasdaq: CSTE) as of March 2012. The company's U.S. headquarters are located in Southern California with distribution centers across the country to serve customers nationwide. For more information about Caesarstone, visit the website here, like us on Facebook, connect with us on Twitter, or visit our blog Interior Collective.

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