The first major exhibition devoted to celebrated Chicago-born, LA–based sculptor Charles Ray since a midcareer retrospective in 1998, this display of 19 works fills the second floor of the Modern Wing and flows into the museum’s South Garden, presenting a full range of Ray’s most recent achievements with particular emphasis on figurative experiments. The show is co-organised by the Art Institute and the Kunstmuseum Basel.
Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997–2014, Art Institute Chicago
Alexander Calder, Primary Motions, Dominique Lévy
Known for his pioneering use of the mobile, where suspended sculptural elements in a space create an ever-shifting harmony, Alexander Calder was an artist whose practice was truly trans-Atlantic.
Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997–2014 is the first major exhibition devoted to celebrated the sculptor since a midcareer retrospective in 1998.