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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