Collection

Marcos Raya, Night Nurse, 1993/96

Images of Marcos Raya, Night Nurse

  • A complex display features a tall green cabinet, large square painting of a hospital patient, a mannequin, a smaller painting, an oxygen tank, a stool, and a few other small items.
  • A painting shows a nun with her face wrapped in bandages. The nun is crouched, holding a figure of a crucified Jesus to her face. A woman places a crown of thorns on the nun's head.
A complex display features a tall green cabinet, large square painting of a hospital patient, a mannequin, a smaller painting, an oxygen tank, a stool, and a few other small items.
Marcos Raya, Mexican, b. 1948
Night Nurse, 1993/96
Acrylic on canvas, cabinet, surgical instruments, mannequin, and found objects
Installed dimensions: 94 × 180 × 48 in. (238.7 × 457.2 × 121.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Roy and Mary Cullen, 1997.81

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
A painting shows a nun with her face wrapped in bandages. The nun is crouched, holding a figure of a crucified Jesus to her face. A woman places a crown of thorns on the nun's head.
Marcos Raya, Mexican, b. 1948
Night Nurse, 1993/96
Acrylic on canvas, cabinet, surgical instruments, mannequin, and found objects
Installed dimensions: 94 × 180 × 48 in. (238.7 × 457.2 × 121.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Roy and Mary Cullen, 1997.81

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago