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Exhibitions

EXHIBITION | Karthik Pandian & Andros Zins-Browne: Atlas Unlimited (Acts V-VI)

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:00 AM to Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 9:00 PM

The Fetus in Utero: From Mystery to Social Media

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 9:00 AM to Friday, April 12, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Kleine Welt

Thursday, January 17, 2019 to Friday, April 5, 2019

Nikko Washington: 53 'til Infinity

Friday, January 11, 2019 to Sunday, March 31, 2019

David Maljković: Also on View

Saturday, February 9, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019

Around Chicago

From Housing to Activism, the Next Chicago Architecture Biennial Will Bring Global Issues to Chicago

Yesomi Umolu, the artistic director of the upcoming Chicago Architecture Biennial, discusses the themes and narratives to be explored at this year’s event.

‘Coffee With Langston’ Series At Kusyana Cafe Brings People Together For Part Conversation, Part Therapy

The cultural coffee klatch is the creation of Erika Dudley, Senior Program Manager with the University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement.

Hyde Park Art Center’s "Health Club" Exhibition Is Not Just for Pre-Meds

In "Health Club", the relationship between space and the human condition is far from unidirectional: space shapes humans as much as humans carve out space.

The Wild World of the Hairy Who

The Chicago version of Pop Art, embodied in the work of the Hairy Who, is sweaty, nervous, sometimes giggly or goofy.

The Top Creative Cities and Countries of 2018 According to Airbnb

"The home of the skyscraper, Chicago tops Airbnb’s list as the city for creative experiences. Playing host to the works of famous architects past and present"

Nick Cave Uses His Capital to Help Aspiring Creators

Based for more than 20 years on Chicago’s South Loop, this 59-year-old artist has recently consolidated his studio, the couple’s home and his partner’s design studio in this 20,000-square-foot former mason’s workshop in South Old Irving Park, a largely working-class neighborhood across town.

Chicago Architecture Biennial team inspired by city’s geography, history, and civic role

Artistic director Yesomi Umolu and her curatorial team are still in the research phase for the 2019 edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, but the ideas and themes taking shape for next year’s program are refreshing and use architecture as a way to examine issues beyond the built world.

Kerry James Marshall Paints for Chicago. His Mural Should Stay There.

The painting is “Knowledge and Wonder,” a dreamlike frieze that the artist completed in 1995 for the Legler branch of the Chicago Public Library — on the city’s poorer West Side, where African-Americans make up about 44 percent of the population.

THEASTER GATES’S REBUILD FOUNDATION RECEIVES $300,000 FROM JPMORGAN CHASE

JPMorgan Chase has awarded $300,000 to artist Theaster Gates’s nonprofit the Rebuild Foundation—an arts, education, and cultural development initiative that aims to transform urban communities—in support of the final phase of its renovation of St. Laurence Catholic elementary school on Chicago’s South Side. Gates bought the school, which shuttered sixteen years ago, for $451,500 in 2014. It will serve as the new home for his foundation’s Arts and Innovation Incubator, which is currently housed at the Stony Island Arts Bank.

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