a body measured against the earth

Aug 25, 2018-Apr 7, 2019

Press release

a body measured against the earth press release.

Press images

A small black-and-white photograph is surrounded by a wide white mat and a thin black border. The image itself is abstract, resembling a hilly landscape or perhaps a close-up of the knuckles of a hand.
Jeanne Dunning Study after Untitled Landscape, 1987, 1994/95 Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.26 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
A black-and white photograph looks down from a hilly landscape to a wide expanse of tranquil but choppy waters. The image is surrounded by a tan mat with illegible text below the photo and a wood frame.
Hamish Fulton France on the Horizon, 1976 Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc., Deerfield, IL, 1983.21 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
A photo of a picturesque countryside with stone ruins features a dark, human-like form in the dry dirt.
Ana Mendieta Untitled from the Silueta series, 1973–77 Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.46.3 © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong, New York Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Vito Acconci Stretch, 1969 Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gerald S. Elliott Collection, 1995.24 © 1969 Vito Acconci Photo © MCA Chicago.
Maria Gaspar Disappearance Suit (Marin Headlands, CA), 2017 Photo: Nicolas Mastracchio.
Regina José Galindo Tierra, 2013 Courtesy of the Artists and Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City.