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Uncovered: Recent Acquisitions from the Artists’ Books Collection

Jan 10–Feb 1, 2004

Uncovered will present recent acquisitions from the MCA’s renowned Artists’ Books holdings, which includes artists’ books, periodicals, records, stamps, postcards, and T-shirts. On view will be works by international, national, and Chicago-based artists, including Felipe Ehrenberg, Nan Goldin, Damien Hirst, Ed Ruscha, Lorna Simpson, Stephanie Brooks, Jason Peot, Sally Alatalo, and Karen Reimer. Also presented for the first time is 8.5 x 11, a project coordinated by Gabriel Fowler, for which 20 local artists created 8 1/2 x 11 inch works.

The exhibition is curated by Curator Lynne Warren and Curatorial Coordinator Tricia Van Eck.