July 1, 2020August 29, 2021
British artist Martin Creed made the first version of his text-based sculpture Work No. 3398 EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT in 1999. One of his most iconic works, variations of the site-responsive neon continue to appear in different sizes and colors throughout the world. The sculpture is emblematic of Creed’s artistic practice, which uses language, ordinary materials, and everyday interventions to communicate with the larger public. Commissioned for moCa’s Gund Commons, Creed’s Work No.
January 31, 2020January 2, 2021

“Historically Indigenous and Black artists have been visionaries in our struggles and movements. They have also affirmed our presence—created temporary spaces of joy and freedom, and enabled me to go on. In the academy I think about things, and lecture about things, but in performance I can set up space together with an audience to share something different. I really liked creating these islands of freedom, little glimpses of freedom where we stand together and we get to feel, just for a second maybe, what freedom might be like, and to get that feeling into our bones.

January 31, 2020January 2, 2021
American artist Margaret Kilgallen (1967–2001) died at the young age of thirty-three, just as her work was gaining recognition and prominence. that’s where the beauty is., brings to light the astonishing visual complexity of Kilgallen’s short career, highlighting the major themes that unify her multilayered practice. Kilgallen’s work brings front and center an aesthetic that reminds us we need not look only within the commercial mainstream or readily accessible narratives for inspiration and empowerment.