January 20 – March 27, 2016
MARCH 24, 7PM – ARTIST TALK BY CONRAD BAKKER with reception to follow. Light refereshments will be served.
Free and open to the public!
In this fresh and provocative exhibition, contemporary artists refer both literally and conceptually to iconic design objects of the mid-20th century. This exhibition includes video, sculpture, painting and photography by nineteen international artists, including Conrad Bakker, Constantin Boym, Kendell Carter, Jordi Colomer, William Cordova, Elmgreen & Dragset, Fernanda Fragateiro, Terence Gower, Olga Koumoundouros, Jill Magid, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Dorit Margreiter, Josiah McElheny, Edgar Orlaineta, Gabriel Sierra, Simon Starling, Clarissa Tossin, Barbara Visser, James Welling.
Full color, fully illustrated catalogue available.
Organized by Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Curators: Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of c2-curatorsquared. Funding provided by Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, Fox Development Corporation, Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund / College of Fine + Applied Arts, and Krannert Art Museum Director’s Circle. Partial support provided by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Local funding provided by the John X. and June A. Jamrich Endowment for the Arts.