“An expansion of Tuttle’s long-standing practice of juxtaposing incongruous elements in a way that highlights the precariousness of beauty and meaning.”

– Will Heinrich, The New York Times

Explore the meaning of objects through the eyes of celebrated contemporary American artist Richard Tuttle, an inveterate collector whose taste is eclectic and very personal. Part exhibition, part artwork, Richard Tuttle: What Is the Object? invites visitors to view, pick up, and hold 75 items drawn from Tuttle’s own collection, ranging from metal work and decorative sculptures to vintage fabrics and antique curios. An index card created by Tuttle accompanies each object, outlining his original encounter with it, how it entered his collection, and his thoughts about it. The exhibition also features a series of nine never-before-seen works by Tuttle along with sculptural furniture he designed to display his objects.