Home Base: Michael Darling, Michelle Grabner, and Lane Relyea in conversation

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 @ 12:00pm

Event Info

Admission

$10, $8 members $6 students

Venue

Museum of Contemporary Art

220 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, 

IL 

60611

Presenter

Museum of Contemporary Art
312-280-2660

What does it mean to characterize an artist by where they live and work? And similarly, what does it mean for a collection to be of a place – to reflect a museum’s history and artistic community, to be shaped by the dynamics of a city, to be used by and be seen as part of the locale where it lives?

The MCA’s new James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator Michael Darling, artist and writer Michelle Grabner, and critic Lane Relyea delve into these questions, looking at examples from the United States and internationally. Michelle Grabner will sign the newly released book Can I Come Over To Your House? The First Ten Years of The Suburban immediately following the program in the MCA’s Education Center Lobby. Books will be available for sale.

For more information and tickets, visit the MCA website.