Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) to display Automatic Cities: The Architectural Imaginary

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Julie Mehretu - Immanence, 2004 - ink and synthetic polymer on canvas, 72 x 96 inches - Mehretu-Rankin Collection Courtesy of the artist and The Project, New York - Photo: Christian Capurro

San Diego, CAThe Museum of Contemporary
Art San Diego (MCASD) will present an innovative exhibition mapping the
influence of architecture on contemporary visual art in an international
context. Entitled Automatic Cities: The Architectural Imaginary in Contemporary
Art,
the exhibition sets work by prominent, architecturally engaged
artists such as Julie Mehretu, Matthew Ritchie, and Rachel Whiteread in dialogue
with that of emerging practitioners including Catharina van Eetvelde, Jakob
Kolding, and Sarah Oppenheimer. Automatic Cities is curated by MCASD
Curator Dr. Robin Clark and will be on view from September 26, 2009 through
January 31, 2010 at MCASD’s La Jolla location.