The Gift: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality

4/11/2003-6/22/2003

the giftThis unusual exhibition examined the multiple meanings of giving and receiving, creating new relationships between artist, artwork, and viewer. Including works by 35 diverse artists, including Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Mona Hatoum, and Joseph Kosuth, the objects were conceived as gifts, invitations, or free offerings that employed traditional media, installation, video, performance, and inventive strategies to engage the audience directly.