Edgar Arceneaux, a contemporary artist from L.A., discussed his body of work in a broader art and community context at the Arts Incubator in Washington Park on Wednesday.
William Pope.L, a DoVA professor, opens his first solo Chicago exhibit to collective engrossment.
The Booth School of Business has an art collection unknown to most UChicagoans, including its own students.
Remember the good ol’ days, before the Becker Friedman Institute moved in? Us, too.
Logan’s ongoing MFA exhibitions create community around UChicago arts.
In an exhibit that will run through this spring, artists cut, slash, and burn their way toward reappropriation of wartime experiences.
Artist-in-residence Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford’s exhibit, Hall of Khan, finds itself muddled in disparate media.
Fourth-year DoVA majors opened up their Logan Center studio spaces for a night of art, drinking, and conversation.
The Art Institute of Chicago’s latest exhibit, They Seek A City, misses the opportunity to situate universal themes of otherness in the present, and instead focuses on “turbulent and often tragic pasts.”
The latest exhibit at the Smart proves to be one worth visiting for those interested in arts and politics alike.
The Art Institute’s new retrospective features work from Picasso’s long-distance relationship with Chicago.
Kara Walker’s first exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago, which was commissioned for its Modern Wing, touches on issues of race, gender, and power.
John Neff’s photography exhibit just opened at the Renaissance Society. At a talk following the opening, Neff said, “I point my camera at people that I care about.”
A Polish artist’s dissimilar pieces ultimately harmonize through their consistent political leanings and, she says, “sincere” artistic intentions.
A new exhibit’s main attraction is four gray canvases which serve to emphasize the nature of representation and the act of looking.
The new program seeks to create dialogue between the worlds of art and academia.
Irving Penn gets gum all over his couture camera in new exhibit.
Two artists discuss Modest Livelihood, their current exhibit at the Logan Center.
My Life is an Open Book pins a mix of autobiographical narratives to the walls of the Regenstein’s Special Collections Resource Center.
The Renaissance Society celebrates and studies its history in self-referential show.
Arts, politics, and social justice intersect at the Juvenile-in-Justice exhibit at the Gage Gallery.
Richard Pare’s exhibition showcases the beauty and cultural significance of forgotten structures.
Bivou-what? It’s an ephemeral encampment, the furniture you lounge upon, and a new exhibit at the MCA.
Ricardo Basbaum’s “Would you like to participate in an artistic experience?”—currently featured at the Logan Center—questions the space between art and audience.
The Logan Center’s newest exhibit, Wall Text, channels an artistic dialogue that is accessible to art lovers of every ilk.
Artists trick and treat audiences to psychoanalytic bartenders, general public drunkenness, and more at the Hyde Park Art Center.
The Poetry Foundation launches an exhibit to accompany its newly-released anthology, which was published in September by the University of Chicago Press.
Steve McQueen’s new exhibit at the Art Institute has an eye for movement and drama.
At HPAC, a horse is a course, of course.
The flow of cross-cultural influence through art makes for a dynamic and lasting exhibit.
Artist embraces huge concepts on small canvases in the DePaul Art Museum.
Renaissance Society displays several seemingly unrelated objects, and Lady Liberty graces campus bit by bit.
The city has something for the artiste in everyone
Even the museums here are Smart
The Museum of Contemporary Arts celebrates its origins with new retrospective exhibit.
Cool art galleries to check out this summer.
Notable comic book artists took part in “Comics: Philosophy and Practice,” a three-day conference held in Logan Arts Center this past weekend.
In the upcoming days, The Festival of the Arts will expose the artistic talent of the student body.
While “Hairy Blob” at the Hyde Park Arts Center is built around an interesting concept, the exhibit as a whole is characterized by a distracting disconnect among the individual pieces.
Cartoonist Alice Bechdel gets a retrospective at the Center for Gender and Race Studies.
Chinatown celebrates its centennial with a new exhibit at the Chinese-American Museum.
Jindrich Heisler, surrealist painter, gets his first retrospective at the Art Institute.
New technology brings artistic remnants at the Oriental Institute to life.
Arts RSO Beats & Pieces displays their exhibition “Legacies” at SHoP.
The Chicago Maroon talked to Charles McGhee-Hasserick, a community artist and RH in South Campus, about his work.
“This Will Have Been: Art, Love, and Politics in the 1980s” explores the darker side of a decade.
Claude Cahun’s first retrospective exhibit in the U.S explores the distance between artist and viewer.
As SHoP prepares to vacate the Fenn house, new exhibit examines the culture of home.
Columbia College of Chicago music professor Ben Sutherland performed at the opening of new Regenstein exhibit.
Feast kicks off with a well-attended opening reception.