Media

Eternal Youth

Mar 11–Jul 23, 2017

Images

Dawoud Bey, Carrie I (detail), 1997. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Jane and Gary Wilner, Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt, Lynn and Allen Turner, James Reynolds, Sandra P. and Jack Guthman, and members of the New Group. © 1997 Dawoud Bey. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Jack Pierson, Angel Youth, 1990. Edition 2 of 25. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of The Dave Hokin Foundation, 1995.199.2. © 1990 Jack Pierson. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Jack Pierson, Ocean Drive, 1985. Edition 2 of 25. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of The Dave Hokin Foundation. © 1985 Jack Pierson. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Thomas Ruff, Porträt (C. Kewer), 1988. Edition 3 of 4. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gerald S. Elliott Collection. © 1988 Thomas Ruff. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Francesca Woodman, On Being An Angel, Providence, Rhode Island, Spring 1977, 1977. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection. © 1977 Francesca Woodman. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Francesca Woodman, Self-portrait talking to vince, Providence, Rhode Island, 1975-1978, 1975/78. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection. © 1975/78 Francesca Woodman
Francesca Woodman, It must be time for lunch now, New York, 1979, 1979. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection. © 1979 Francesca Woodman. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Jack Pierson, Palm Springs, 1990. Edition 2 of 25. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of The Dave Hokin Foundation. © 1990 Jack Pierson. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Melanie Schiff, Spit Rainbow, 2006. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Kay and Malcolm Kamin and Kay Torshen in honor of the MCA’s 40th anniversary. © 2006 Melanie Schiff. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
A futuristic person wearing a brightly colored crop top and a skirt poses in between thirteen colorful spheres.
Mariko Mori, Birth Of A Star, 1995. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; gift of The Peter Norton Family Foundations. © 1995 Mariko Mori. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Rashid Johnson, Self-Portrait with my hair parted like Fredrick Douglass, 2003. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of the Susan and Lewis Manilow Collection of Chicago Artists. © 2003 Rashid Johnson. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Dawoud Bey, Carrie I (detail), 1997. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Jane and Gary Wilner, Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt, Lynn and Allen Turner, James Reynolds, Sandra P. and Jack Guthman, and members of the New Group. © 1997 Dawoud Bey. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Dawoud Bey, Carrie I (detail), 1997. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Jane and Gary Wilner, Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt, Lynn and Allen Turner, James Reynolds, Sandra P. and Jack Guthman, and members of the New Group. © 1997 Dawoud Bey. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Dawoud Bey, Carrie I (detail), 1997. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Jane and Gary Wilner, Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt, Lynn and Allen Turner, James Reynolds, Sandra P. and Jack Guthman, and members of the New Group. © 1997 Dawoud Bey. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Dawoud Bey, Carrie I (detail), 1997. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Jane and Gary Wilner, Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt, Lynn and Allen Turner, James Reynolds, Sandra P. and Jack Guthman, and members of the New Group. © 1997 Dawoud Bey. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Dawoud Bey, Carrie I (detail), 1997. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Jane and Gary Wilner, Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt, Lynn and Allen Turner, James Reynolds, Sandra P. and Jack Guthman, and members of the New Group. © 1997 Dawoud Bey. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Kai AlthoffBekehrung, 2002. Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Dean Valentine and Amy Adelson, Los Angeles. © 2002 Kai Althoff. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Dawoud Bey, Carrie I (detail), 1997. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Jane and Gary Wilner, Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt, Lynn and Allen Turner, James Reynolds, Sandra P. and Jack Guthman, and members of the New Group. © 1997 Dawoud Bey. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Large jagged letters that read "DESTROYED BY DESIRE" appear over a crude spiral of fluorescent green, yellow, orange, and pink.
Eddie Peake, Destroyed By Desire, 2014. Lacquered spray paint on polished stainless steel; 39 7/16 × 55 1/16 in. (100.2 × 139.9 cm). Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Victor and Daniela Gareh, 2016.10. © 2014 Eddie Peake
Photo © Eddie Peake (Mark Blower)
A young man with eyes closed and lying on a bed, smiles with pleasure as a person with long hair leans over him, kissing his chest.
Larry Clark, Untitled (KIDS), 1995. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection. Photo: Michal Raz-Russo, © MCA Chicago
A young woman with dark circles around her eyes stands in an elevator staring blankly up.
Larry Clark, Untitled (KIDS), 1995. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection. Photo: Michal Raz-Russo, © MCA Chicago
A tan-skinned person with their dark hair in a ponytail sits in front of a mural of different colored condoms.
Larry Clark, Untitled (KIDS), 1995. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection. Photo: Michal Raz-Russo, © MCA Chicago
In this photograph, two young white men passionately kiss each other.
Wolfgang Tillmans, The Cock (Kiss), 2002. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Joseph and Jory Shapiro Fund by exchange © Wolfgang Tillmans. Courtesy of David Zwirner, New York, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin, and Maureen Paley, London. Photo: Michael David Rose, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago March 11 – July 23, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago