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Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010

Art | April 21, 2017 |

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010 _001Image courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
From 2 April to 24 July 2017

 

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, presents Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010, an exhibition tracing the full evolution of the work of Carl Andre, a crucial figure in the redefinition of contemporary sculpture. The retrospective, which premiered at Dia:Beacon in 2014, includes sculptures, poems and works on paper, a selection of rarely exhibited assemblages and an unprecedented selection of photographs and ephemera.

 

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010 _002Image courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

 

The exhibition represents all major historical and aesthetic shifts in Andre’s career, from his early exercises to his most recent work. The main stages of Andre’s mature oeuvre are represented by a large selection of sculptures including the artist’s defining floor sculptures, modular arrangements of unaltered building and industrial materials such as brick stacks, metal squares, slabs, and timber blocks.

 

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010 _003Image courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

 

An unprecedented display of poems and typewriter works examine the pivotal role of language in Andre’s practice, providing a strikingly intimate perspective on his visionary approach to concrete poetry. The exhibition also offers a rare opportunity to view a selection of Andre’s Dada Forgeries, a legendary series of assemblages and readymade-like pieces produced sporadically between the late 1950s and the early 2000s, as well as ephemera and photographic documentation.

 

more. moca.org

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