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Without You I’m Nothing: Art and Its Audience


Magdalena Abakanowicz

Magdalena Abakanowicz, Cage, 1981. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, gift of Ralph I. and Helyn D. Goldenberg; © 1981 Magdalena Abakanowicz. Photo © MCA Chicago.

November 20, 2010 – May 1, 2011

Over the past fifty years, artists have increasingly engaged the presence of the audience in the conception, production, and presentation of their work. Without You I’m Nothing comprises works drawn from the MCA’s Collection that demonstrate a cultural shift towards a greater engagement for the individual in the public realm.