Above, Before & After

May 7, 2016–Apr 16, 2017

Images

John McCracken, Untitled, 1967. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Ileana Sonnabend. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Lorna Simpson, Flipside, 1991. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
	
A black box containing an image of white box is mounted on the side of a thick black frame. The entire piece is intersected by a horizontal blue line, which appears to be painter's tape.
Edward Krasinski, Interwencja (Intervention), 1983. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Courtesy of Paulina Krasinska and Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw.
Two narrow glowing rectangles depicting a man illuminate a pitch-black room. The horizontal box on the right hangs high on the wall; the other leans vertically against the wall to the left.
Alfred Jaar, Cries and Whispers, 1988. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Howard and Donna Stone. © 1988 Alfredo Jaar. Courtesy of Galerie LeLong, New York. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.