Lauren Gurley


O-Issue 2014: While you were out and the road ahead—Chicago edition


October 6, 2014

Ancient Chinese secrets: Smart’s latest makes western debut

Find out how "opera in Ming- and Qing-dynasty China was a progressive force that broke down social barriers both in content and in the way that it infiltrated every level of society." There will be crabs.


February 28, 2014

Artist Schultz builds Ren’s nest in Cobb rafters

Using materials exclusively from the Hyde Park area, artist Nora Schultz began her new exhibit, "parrottree—building for bigger than real," in The Renaissance Society this week.


January 16, 2014

Fiction talks during weekend

Novels, like TV, are "endless systems" about everything and nothing, argued Duke professor Fredric Jameson, who spoke at the Forms of Fiction: The Novel in English conference this weekend at Logan.


November 11, 2013

Ebeling re-envisions “world literature” as truly global


October 22, 2013

With kitsch and corn, HPAC steals the Midwest

As a group of artists grapples with consumerism in the heartland, "Sometimes you begin to wonder whether you're looking at art or stuff from your Aunt Sue's den."


October 8, 2013

O-Issue 2013: Campus theater

Act like you’re not a UChicago student for a while.


September 23, 2013

O-Issue 2013: Campus art

Even the museums here are Smart.


September 23, 2013

Top 5: Around the world in five must-see art exhibits

Smart Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, MoMA, Getty, and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.


June 4, 2013

At Goodman, Vera Stark confronts race, Hollywood

Tamberla Perry plays the titular character, a black actress struggling to make it in early Hollywood, in Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s new work, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.


May 14, 2013