Conceived as a complementary exhibition to Pop Art Design,The Street, the Store, and the Silver Screen celebrates MCA’s holdings of seminal Pop Art. During the 1960s, many artists gravitated toward the brash colours, simplified designs, and direct salesmanship of the burgeoning commercial world and incorporated these same strategies into their fine art practices. Associated with the iconic movement, these artists shocked viewers by attacking the rarity, preciousness, and financial independence that traditionally embodied fine art.
The Street, the Store, and the Silver Screen, MCA Chicago
Austrian artist Charlotte Pann focuses on what she refers to as “the phenomenon of relation as a base for and as a result of spatial constellation”.
Review of Social Codes, Yannick Fournié and Cyril Le Van, Paris
The theme of contemporary dress codes was suggested by the Galerie Géraldine Banier who then proceeded to contact two French artists who would dovetail for a harmonious exhibition.