Art Expanded, 1958–1978
Drawn from the Walker’s extensive collection of artworks, films, archival materials and ephemera, this exhibition explores the many facets of the so-called “expanded arts” scene of the 1960s and 1970s, charting a transformational phase in the history of 20th-century art when artists around the world collectively began to challenge, critique and upend traditional media and disciplines.
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Question the Wall Itself examines ways that interior spaces and decor can be fundamental to the understanding of cultural identity. The multimedia exhibition showcases work by 23 international, multigenerational artists who explore the political and