Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s

Feb 11–Jun 3, 2012

Hans Haacke (German, b. 1936)
Oil Painting: Homage to Marcel Broodthaers (Ögemälde, Hommage à Marcel Broodthaers), 1982
Oil on canvas, stanchions with velvet rope, red carpet, and photo mural
Collection Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of The Broad Art Foundation (M.2001.63.1–.6), Contemporary Art Department
Hans Haacke’s Oil Painting: Homage to Marcel Broodthaers (Ölgemälde, Hommage à Marcel Broodthaers) was first exhibited at documenta 7 in Kassel, Germany, June 19–September 28, 1982. The curatorial direction of this documenta was generally understood as a celebration and restoration of the high status of painting.