Blog: MCA DNA Index

The Last Frame: Old School Rules

By Lauren Reese

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FRAME 31A: MCA 10th anniversary banners, c. 1977. Photo © MCA Chicago.

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FRAME 32: Unidentified roll, c. 1980. Photo © MCA Chicago.

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FRAME 33: Exhibition opening, Selections from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Robert B. Mayer, Jul 13–Sep 8, 1968. Photo © MCA Chicago.

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The opening of Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg next week marks the beginning of the MCA's 50th anniversary exhibitions and the end of this series. With only two posts left, frames 31–33 speak to how much has changed—seatbelt laws, smoking bans, hairdos—over the 50 years that we've been championing contemporary art and artists.

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