No Place Like Home

February 25, 2017-July 29, 2017

Location: Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery

Artist: Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray, Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, and Martha Rosler, to Louise Bourgeois, Mona Hatoum and others

Curator: Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

In No Place Like Home, the Museum’s galleries are transformed into a domestic interior displaying artworks inspired by everyday household objects, inviting the visitor to reflect on the representation of the domestic realm in modern and contemporary art. In celebration of Dada’s 100th anniversary in 2016 and the centennial of Duchamp’s Fountain in 2017, the exhibition examines how artists have incorporated commonplace household items into their work, removing them from the context of the home in ways that subvert the mundane experiences of daily life. Featuring works by artists including Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, Martha Rosler, Louise Bourgeois, Mona Hatoum, and Ilit Azoulay, the exhibition reexamines the concepts negotiated in the domestic sphere, including gender roles, memory, nostalgia, and questions of place and displacement.

Anila Rubiku
Casa all’italiana - Superleggera, 2008
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Purchase, Barbara and Eugene Schwartz Contemporary Art Acquisition Endowment Fund and an anonymous donor, through Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv
© The artist

Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset
Boy Scout, 2008
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Purchased 2012 with the support of The Friends of the Moderna Museet (Nordic Collection)
© The artists. Photo by Anders Sune Berg/Kjersti Berg

Subodh Gupta
Spooning, 2009
Hauser & Wirth Collection, Switzerland
© The artist. Photo by Thomas Müller