Family is composed of the work of thirty-seven artists who have made objects or images that reflect on the idea of family. The works could be thought of as falling into one of several categories: building a family, maintaining a family, or making sense of a family. The works in this exhibition reflect certain conditions and observations, good and bad, of the contemporary and, for that matter, the timeless family.
Mark Bennett, Alan Berliner, Sanford Biggers, Richard Billingham, Louise Bourgeois, Geneviève Cadieux, Sophie Calle, Chrissy Conant, John Corbin, Patricia Cronin, Laura Dunn, Nicole Eisenman, Margi Geerlinks, Travis Geery, Nan Goldin, Doug Hall, Geof Huth, Ginger Krebs, Maria Marshall, Josiah McElheny, Robert Melee, Sean Mellyn, Olu Oguibe, Tatsumi Orimoto, Adrian Piper, Barbara Pollack, Ernesto Pujol, Christoph Raitmayr, Faith Ringgold, Mira Schor with Ilya Schor and Resia Schor, Sandra Scolnik, Jonathan Seliger, Tony Tasset, Chris Verene, Mark Wallinger, Allan Wexler, Jin-me Yoon
Cal Bedient, W.S. Di Piero, Louise Glück, Linda Gregerson, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, Marie Howe, Sharon Olds, Molly Peacock, Martha Rhodes