Art Should Be Fondled

Collection Founders

Art should be critiqued and enjoyed.

Art is not stable. It is not—It shouldn't be worshipped. It should be enjoyed; it should be critiqued. It should be fondled a little bit. At least in your head.

Installation view, Jesús Rafael Soto, MCA Chicago, Feb 13–Mar 28, 1971. Photo © MCA Chicago.

Installation view, Jesús Rafael Soto, MCA Chicago, Feb 13–Mar 28, 1971. Photo © MCA Chicago.

Installation of Directions I: Options, MCA Chicago, Sep 14–Oct 20, 1968. Photo © MCA Chicago.

Installation of Directions I: Options, MCA Chicago, Sep 14–Oct 20, 1968. Photo © MCA Chicago.

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