Art in Free Spaces

Description

The MCA’s grounds include a variety of free spaces, and there is art by artists of local and international renown in all of them. Explore the temporary and semi-permanent projects on view now in the Atrium, the Commons, the Sculpture Garden, the Street, and our restaurant, Marisol.

Felix

A gigantic cat skeleton stands in the center of a large atrium with its back arched and its tail pointed straight up in the air.

KOVLER ATRIUM
Oct 14, 2017–Apr 8, 2018

  1. Long A cat skeleton stands two-stories-tall and ready to pounce, with its spine arched, tailbone on end, and fanged mouth hanging open. It is poised on all fours in the middle of a dimly lit, blue-tinged large gallery space and its white form is dramatically illuminated as if caught in the night.

Edra Soto: Open 24 Hours

Thirteen colorless glass bottles and two green bottles, each a different shape and size and without a label, stand in a cluster in front of a white wall.

THE COMMONS
Oct 21, 2017–Feb 25, 2018

Thomas Schütte, Ganz Grosse Geister (Big Spirits XL), 2004

Three yellow sculptures of abstract human figures stand as if communicating with each other outdoors in an urban setting.

KERN TERRACE
Ongoing

Jene Highstein, Floating World, 1986

Photograph of a person-sized rounded outdoor sculpture made of grey, textured stone

SCULPTURE GARDEN
Ongoing