MCA ’68: Art & Violence, Then & Now
November 8, 6-7pm at Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) CHICAGO
Director of the DePaul Art Museum and former MCA curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm, multi-disciplinary artist Danny Giles, Associate Professor of the History of Photography Greg Foster-Rice and Marilynn Thoma Artistic Director Alison Cuddy reflect on the intersection of violence and art on the 50th anniversary of a landmark exhibition from early in the MCA’s history, Violence! in Recent American Art (1968). In our media-saturated world, images of violence, fictional and otherwise, have become more prevalent and realistic. Artists across disciplines navigate a world saturated with trauma, grief, and conflict. Giles will also present recent work as a contemporary response to this seminal exhibition. Buy tickets here.
This program is presented in partnership with Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. This program is funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art and The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.