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America's Joyous Future
Images of Erika Rothenberg, America's Joyous Future
A black message board in a silver locked case has white, all-caps text. The headline reads "EVENI...
A black message board with white, all-caps text reads: "EVENINGS AT 7 IN THE PARISH HALL." A daily schedule catering to different vulnerable populations is listed below, ending with "SUNDAY SERMON 9 A.M. 'AMERICA'S JOYOUS FUTURE.'"
A black message board in a silver locked case has white, all-caps text. The headline reads "EVENINGS AT 7 IN THE PARISH HALL." Below, a vertical schedule lists "MON ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS," "TUE ABUSED SPOUSES," "WED EATING DISORDERS," "THU SAY NO TO DRUGS," "FRI TEEN SUICIDE WATCH," "SAT SOUP KITCHEN," "SUNDAY SERMON 9 A.M.," and then in quotes "AMERICA'S JOYOUS FUTURE."
Erika Rothenberg, American, b. 1950
America’s Joyous Future
Plastic letters in aluminum and Plexiglas notice case
36 × 24 × 2 ½ in. (91.4 × 61 × 6.4 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bergman by exchange, 1991.75
Photo: Nathan Keay
© MCA Chicago
A shadowed figure leans over a partially nude youth, who is smiling with his eyes closed. They ar...
A shadowed figure leans over a partially nude youth, who is smiling with his eyes closed. They are both in a bed with gray sheets.
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