West by Midwest

This exhibit traces how artists with ties to the American Midwest helped shape art and culture on the West Coast where they found creativity, freedom, and experimentation in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
, 'Business Cards,' 1968, MCA Chicago

Ed Ruscha and Billy Al Bengston

Business Cards, 1968

MCA Chicago

Permanent collection

, 'Mold for a Modernized Slant Step,' 1966, MCA Chicago

Bruce Nauman

Mold for a Modernized Slant Step, 1966

MCA Chicago

Permanent collection

, 'R.S.V.P. Fall 1976,' 1976, MCA Chicago

Senga Nengudi

R.S.V.P. Fall 1976, 1976

MCA Chicago

On loan

, 'Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer (Lake Michigan),' 2004-2005, MCA Chicago

Catherine Opie

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer (Lake Michigan), 2004-2005

MCA Chicago

Permanent collection

, 'Untitled (#4-04),' 2004, MCA Chicago

Rebecca Morris

Untitled (#4-04), 2004

MCA Chicago

Permanent collection