In 1969, the brand-new Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago mounted a landmark exhibition—Art by Telephone—that took its title literally. Artists phoned in their works of art, which were then created on-site to their specifications. IAIN BAXTER& was one of the participating artists then, and he returns to Chicago this fall for his retrospective at the MCA. In a conversation with art historian Hannah Feldman, BAXTER& recalls not only Art by Telephone but also additional milestones in conceptualism.
Read the CHF blog post about this program.
The annual Richard Gray Visual Art Series recognizes a significant gift from founding CHF board member and distinguished art dealer Richard Gray. This program is presented in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.