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Homebodies
Laura Davis '96

June 29
through
October 13

When 10:00AM - 5:00PM

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Homebodies presents work by contemporary artists who examine the space of the home, both literally and metaphorically, as an integral site for making art. Featuring an expansive range of artworks, some made of materials found in the domestic sphere and others that represent or re-create a sense of domesticity, Homebodies demonstrates a new understanding of how the domestic context has influenced the creation and interpretation of contemporary art. The exhibition incorporates various media, including paintings by Hurvin Anderson; sculptures by George Segal and Rachel Whiteread; installations by Alexandre da Cunha and Do Ho Suh; photography by Marina Abramović, Barbara Kruger, Doug Aitken, and Adrian Piper; video by Martha Rosler, Rivane Neuenschwander, and Guy Ben-Ner; and a living-room environment by Dzine that doubles as a nail salon. (To make an appointment visit the Imperial Nail Salon program page.) The exhibition is likewise international in its reach, drawing from six continents to include more than forty artists at various stages in their careers.

Museum hours

  • Closed Mondays
  • 10 am–8 pm Tue
  • 10 am–5 pm Wed–Sun

More on Laura Davis, here: http://www.lauraanndavis.com/

Website: http://www.mcachicago.org/exhibitions/next/2013/325

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