|3| – Family of Robot: Baby, 1986, single-channel video sculpture; thirteen television monitors and aluminum armature – by Nam June Paik
Family of Robot, the first series of video sculptures that Paik created, consists of three generations of family members, including grandparents, parents and aunt and uncle and children. The children, including Baby, are made of televisions that are newer than those constituting their elders. This Baby was assembled from thirteen Samsung monitors, which at the time were some of the most up-to-date equipment.
|4| – No More No Less (Chicago), 2017, model, MDF, paint, paper and wood – by Mauricio Pezo & Sofia von Ellrichshausen
No More No Less is an ongoing project in which the architects of the firm Pezo Von Ellrichshausen insert a museum at a 1:10 scale into an exhibition space.
|6| – Custom desk from Untitled No. 2, Chicago, Illinois, 1987, enameled steel and glass – by Krueck and Olsen Architects (now Krueck and Sexton)
|7| – Prefabricated Bath Unit, Les Tournavelles, Arc 1800, France, 1975/78 – by Charlotte Perriand
Completed at the end of Perriand’s career, these units were the culmination of many years of work to make domestic spaces more usable, affordable, responsive to contemporary life and especially at Les Arcs, enjoyable and fun.
|8| – Trouble, 1989 – by Christopher Wool
|9| – Boy, 1992 – by Charles Ray
With Boy, Ray created a particularly disquieting figure. The sculpture stands just shy of six feet tall, the artist’s exact height, yet maintains the softness of youth.
|10| – Dilapidarian Tower, 2010, display boxes, mixed media, lights, tables – by Richard Hawkins
|11| – Three Men Walking II, 1948-49, bronze – by Alberto Giacometti
The Art Institute of Chicago
November 4th, 2017