The Menil Collection

Walter De Maria: Boxes for Meaningless Work

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022 – Sunday, Apr. 23, 2023

Featuring works from the Menil Collection, Walter De Maria: Boxes for Meaningless Work is the first museum exhibition in the United States to survey the artist’s more than fifty-year-long career. Over the past decade, the Menil has significantly deepened its holdings of work by the influential American artist Walter De Maria (1935–2013). A number of these acquisitions will be on public display for the first time in the museum’s exhibition, which draws its title from the artist’s early interest in the concept of “meaningless work.”


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