John Gustafson

Print and Media Buyer

About

DEPARTMENT
MCA Store

EMPLOYEE SINCE
1996

Armory Club Member

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.

Questionnaire

What was the first exhibition/performance you saw at the MCA?

At the old building: Kounellis, Abakanowicz, Richter

What is the first job you held at the MCA?

Intern in the library, then part-time sales associate in the store.

What is your favorite MCA memory?

Maurizio Cattelan racing up and down the lobby, acting like a clown, when Felix was first installed.

Who is your most memorable colleague or artist? Why?

Lee Bontecou, because I love her work, and the show turned a lot of people on to contemporary art.