Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Dan Peterman (American, b. 1960)

Accessories to an Event (plaza), 1998

Reprocessed plastic

Dimensions variable

Restricted gift of Sara Albrecht and Bill Nygren.

Dan Peterman has investigated aesthetic, social, and environmental issues that arise around the waste stream that results from human consumption of resources. Using planks made from recycled plastic, an early signature material, Peterman created larger-than-life wooden palettes on which to sit.