Then: Oct 8, 2011 – Apr 15, 2012
Now: Oct 8, 2011 – Mar 25, 2012

The Language of Less (Then and Now) is inspired by the MCA's rich holdings of Minimalist and post-Minimalist work from the 1960s and 1970s. The exhibition is divided into two distinct parts, one devoted to a fresh reinstallation of this historical material (featuring artists such as Carl Andre, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, and Richard Serra); and a second showcasing five contemporary artists (Leonor Antunes, Carol Bove, Jason Dodge, Gedi Sibony, and Oscar Tuazon) who are working within the stylistic language of their forebears, albeit with entirely new content and concerns. Foregrounding the MCA's belief that history is always under constant reappraisal, especially by working artists, the exhibition reintroduces now-classic material to the public alongside work by a younger generation who have emerged as exciting leaders in the field and who are captivating international attention.

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