Concrete Happenings: Fall 2016 – Spring 2017
Don't just look at art. Grapple with it.
Concrete Happenings is organized by UChicago Arts in partnership with the University of Chicago’s Department of Art History, Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, Smart Museum of Art, University Library: Special Collections Research Center, and Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. The initiative is directed by Christine Mehring, Chair and Professor in the Department of Art History and the College.
Concrete Happenings has been made possible by the generous support of the Smart Museum's Pamela and R. Christopher Hoehn-Saric Exhibition Fund; the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts; the Reva and David Logan Foundation; the Goethe-Institut; SmartPartners; Ozinga Bros., Inc.; the Wolf Vostell Estate; the Swiss Benevolent Society; the Austrian Cultural Forum New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; the Arts Club of Chicago; the Art Institute of Chicago; and BING Art Books; and by the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering; Rockefeller Memorial Chapel; Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT); Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry; Humanities Division; Franke Institute for the Humanities; the College; UChicago Urban; Office of Civic Engagement; Department of Cinema and Media Studies; Department of Germanic Studies; Counter Cinema/Counter Media Project at the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; and Film Studies Center.
Support for the conservation of Concrete Traffic has been graciously provided by the Reva and David Logan Foundation; the Institute for Molecular Engineering; Contemporary Conservation, New York; Friends of Heritage Preservation; JP Brown, Conservator, The Field Museum, Chicago; UChicago Arts Campus and Public Art Fund; Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society; the Oriental Institute; and the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry.