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Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
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Apr, 2014 Curator’s Gallery Talk: Steichen’s Style: Innovations in Photography
 
Jan, 2014 Steichen ǀ Warhol: Picturing Fame
Edward Steichen, Andy Warhol
 
Jan, 2014 Work Print Protest Repeat
 
2013
May, 2013 Moves and Movements
 
May, 2013 Doug Ischar Lecture
Doug Ischar
 
May, 2013 “DRAWING THE FUTURE: CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE ON THE INTERNATIONAL STAGE, 1900-1925 ” GALLERY TALK
 
May, 2013 CLOWNFLANEUR: MFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory + Practice
Amanda Elise Bowles, Matt Morris- Chicago, Daniel Giles, Esau McGhee
 
Apr, 2013 Drawing the Future: Chicago Architecture on the International Stage, 1900–1925
 
Apr, 2013 Blacklisted: William Gropper’s Capriccios
William Gropper
 
Jan, 2013 RECITAL
Terry Adkins
 
Jan, 2013 Eye Contact: Photographic Portraits from the Collection
 
2012
Nov, 2012 Artist Talk: Clifford Owens
Clifford Owens
 
Nov, 2012 Realism and Abstraction in the Work of Gehard Richter: The Social History of Postwar German Art
 
Oct, 2012 Educating the Eye: Drawing through History
Marc Pascale
 
Oct, 2012 The Neighbor Next Door Public Lecture
Shimon Attie
 
Sep, 2012 Shimon Attie: The Neighbor Next Door
Shimon Attie
 
Sep, 2012 De-Natured: German Art from Joseph Beuys to Martin Kippenberger, Selections from the James Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach Collection,
Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joseph Beuys, Hanne Darboven, Andreas Gursky, Martin Kippenberger, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth
 
Sep, 2012 Joseph Beuys: Sand Drawings
Joseph Beuys
 
Sep, 2012 Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
Theo Leffmann
 
Jul, 2012 From Surgery to Artistry
Cliff Lee
 
Jun, 2012 Art on Paper Gallery Talk
Debora Wood
 
May, 2012 Art on Paper: Prints, Drawings and Photographs from the Block Museum
Mary Cassatt, iovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Ed Paschke
 
May, 2012 Art on Paper Gallery Talks
LISA CORRIN
 
May, 2012 The Immortal Art Project
 
May, 2012 The Immortal Art Project
 
May, 2012 Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
Theo Leffmann
 
May, 2012 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ART THEORY & PRACTICE, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Robert Chase Heishman, ZACH MEYER, MADSEN MINAX, Rachel Niffenegger, MEGAN SCHVANEVELDT
 
Apr, 2012 Why make art?
LISA CORRIN, Michael Rakowitz
 
Mar, 2012 Gallery Talk: Exhibition Overview and Highlights
Debora Wood
 
Feb, 2012 Gallery Talk: Printed Scientific Instruments
Suzanne Karr-Schmidt, Bruce Stephenson
 
Feb, 2012 Of Flowers and Autopsies: Making Early Modern Science
Claudia Swan
 
Jan, 2012 Gallery Talks: Geometry and the Artist-Scientist
Stephanie Glickman, Kathleen Tahk
 
Jan, 2012 Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
 
Jan, 2012 Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
Theo Leffmann
 
2011
Sep, 2011 Tango with Cows: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910–1917
 
Sep, 2011 Views and Re-Views: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons
Viktor Deni, Gustav Klutsis, El Lissitsky, Dmitri Moor, Alexander Zhitomirsky
 
Sep, 2011 Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
Theo Leffmann
 
May, 2011 I Myself Have Seen It: Conversation between Kiki Smith and MCA Pritzker Director Madeleine Grynsztejn
 
May, 2011 MFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory & Practice
Haig Aivazian, Cameron Crawford, Crystal Heiden, Eric May, Chris Naka
 
Apr, 2011 I Myself Have Seen It
Kiki Smith
 
Apr, 2011 I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith
Kiki Smith
 
Apr, 2011 Social Mobility: Collaborative Projects with Temporary Services
Brett Bloom, Salem Collo-Julin, Marc Fischer
 
Mar, 2011 Block Cinema: Waste Land
 
Mar, 2011 Block Cinema: Secret Museum
 
Mar, 2011 Warnock Lecture Series: Liner Notes for Lick Piece
Benjamin Patterson
 
Mar, 2011 Ribald Antiquity: Bodies, Statues, and the Lust for Classicism in Thomas Rowlandson’s Art
Thomas Rowlandson
 
Feb, 2011 Block Cinema: Becky Sharp
 
Feb, 2011 Block Book Club: Daniel Clowes's Wilson
 
Feb, 2011 Family Program: Games and Pastimes in Georgian England
Thomas Rowlandson
 
Feb, 2011 Games and Pastimes in Georgian England
Thomas Rowlandson
 
Feb, 2011 Block Cinema: Kitty
 
Feb, 2011 The Language of Visual Humor before Rowlandson and How He Developed His Own Dialect
Thomas Rowlandson
 
Jan, 2011 Printpalooza Print Fair
Eric Fuertes, Greg Nanney, Cannonball Press, Drive By Press, Spudnik Press, Joseph Velasquez
 
Jan, 2011 Thomas Rowlandson: Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England
Thomas Rowlandson
 
Jan, 2011 The Satirical Edge in Contemporary Prints and Graphics
Sidney Chafetz, Enrique Chagoya, Sue Coe, Warrington Colescott, R. Crumb, Guerrilla Girls, William Gropper, Tom Huck
 
Jan, 2011 Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
Theo Leffmann
 
2010
Nov, 2010 Curator’s Gallery Talk
Leon Golub
 
Nov, 2010 Gallery talk with Brett Littman
Leon Golub
 
Oct, 2010 Leon Golub’s Processes and Practices
Leon Golub
 
Sep, 2010 Golub: Late Works Are the Catastrophes
Leon Golub
 
Sep, 2010 Leon Golub: Live & Die Like a Lion?
Leon Golub
 
Sep, 2010 Rapture
Shirin Neshat
 
Jul, 2010 THEO LEFFMANN
Theo Leffmann
 
Apr, 2010 The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650
Albrecht Dürer, Hendrick Goltzius
 
Apr, 2010 Engraving the Ephemeral
 
Apr, 2010 Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
Theo Leffmann
 
Jan, 2010 A Room of Their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections
Vanessa Bell, E. M. Forster, Roger Fry, John Maynard Keynes, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf
 
2009
Sep, 2009 Weaving a Life into Art
Theo Leffmann
 
Sep, 2009 Elephant Skull
Henry Moore
 
Jul, 2009 Place and Presence: Photography from the Collection
 
Apr, 2009 Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks
Gordon Parks
 
Apr, 2009 Selections from the Block Museum Collection
 
Jan, 2009 "From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings
Andrea del Sarto, Michelangelo, Bartolomeo Passerotti, Giulio Romano, Giorgio Vasari, Paolo Veronese
 
Jan, 2009 Selections from the Block Museum Collection
Robert Mapplethorpe, Andy Warhol
 
Jan, 2009 Polaroids: Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe
 
2008
Sep, 2008 Drawn from Memory: Holocaust and History in the Art of Samuel Bak
 
May, 2008 Design in the Age of Darwin: From William Morris to Frank Lloyd Wright
 
Apr, 2008 MFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
Curt Bozif, Lisa Majer, Tim Mazurek
 

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