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Luc Tuymans (audio tour)


Luc Tuymans

Luc Tuymans, Mwana Kitoko, 2000. Collection of Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent; © Luc Tuymans; photo by Ben Blackwell; courtesy David Zwirner, New York.

Oct 2, 2010–Jan 9, 2011

MCA’s Pamela Alper Associate Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm and artist Luc Tuymans provide insight on the exhibition.

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.

Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy


Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder, Little Face, c. 1945. The Leonard and Ruth Horwich Family Loan. © 2009 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

October 2, 2010 – January 9, 2011
MCA Curator Lynne Warren, and contemporary artists Nathan Carter, Aaron Curry, Kristi Lippire, Jason Meadows, and Jason Middlebrook provide insight on the exhibition.