No Place Like Home

28 February – 3 June 2018

Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon

 

In celebration of Dada’s one hundredth anniversary in 2016 and the centennial of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain in 2017, considered his most iconic work and a landmark in the history of 20th century art, the exhibition No Place Like Home examines how artists over the last one hundred years have appropriated everyday objects in their works, transforming and subverting the domestic functions and meanings of these objects.

No Place Like Home has been organised by the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and curated by Dr. Adina Kamien-Kazhdan. It includes works by a number of different artists, from different generations and different movements, presented in museum galleries transformed into quasi homes that, based on a confrontation with something new and unexpected, lead us to reflect on the familiar, displacement and the itinerancy of artists in contemporary societies.

This reflection is undoubtedly one of the great legacies of Marcel Duchamp, the artist to whom we pay tribute here.

Robert Therrien, No title (table leg), 2010 © Robert Therrien/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Work by Duchamp, Duane Hanson, Damien Hirst, Man Ray, Takashi Murakami, Nam June Paik, Robert Therrien, and Andy Warhol is included.

The exhibition will be open until 3 June 2018.

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