MCA Talk: Wolf Vostell’s Concrete Traffic


To celebrate the unveiling of Wolf Vostell’s colossal work, *Concrete Traffic *(1970), originally commissioned by the MCA in 1970 and subsequently donated to the University of Chicago, a backdrop of classic Cadillacs and cement trucks set the stage for a discussion between Curator Lynne Warren and Department Chair and Professor of Art History at the University of Chicago Christine Mehring on Vostell's work. The conversation is followed by a procession, which traces the work's history as a public work of art before arriving at its new location in the University of Chicago's Campus North Parking Garage.