Posted on November 15, 2013
ICI’s traveling exhibition State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 has been on view at the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago since October 2nd, 2013. In the November – December 2013 issue of The University of Chicago Magazine, Katherine Muhlenkamp, an alumni of the University, penned an account of an unique experience of this recent installation. She notes that looking at the flashed images by Joe Hawley, Mel Henderson and Alfred Young in Searchlights; Oil; and Yellow Cabs, the “audience couldn’t help but laugh at the aerial shots of bumper-to-bumper cars”. Bringing together the curatorial ideas of the co-curators Karen Moss and Constance Lewallen, Muhlenkamp explores the experimental Conceptual art of California represented in the exhibition.
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