tagged: chicago

REVIEW from Sixty Inches From Center: Color Bind: The MCA Collection in Black in White

by Rehema Barber
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Curator Naomi Beckwith’s latest exhibition, Color Bind: The MCA Collection in Black and White, currently on view through April 28, is a dynamic and engaging mix of works from the MCA’s collection. Conceived from the examination of the formal, conceptual and sociopolitical ideas associated with the colors of black and white, the exhibition provides viewers with the opportunity to reflect upon their own attitudes toward and notions of these contrapositive... [more]
Posted by Rehema Barber on 3/16/13

Leave of Absence

by Erik Wenzel
Ten years ago, during my freshman year at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, I saw a flyer posted in a school stairwell seeking a band member. “Drummer Wanted,” it said and then continued on to list a careful selection of “influences and bands we like.” It was a schizophrenic list that I imagined was the product of all the band members lobbying for their interests. It included Fugazi, Iggy Pop, Joy Division and, inexplicably, Fleetwood Mac. The flyer was urgent; the new member was... [more]
Posted by Erik Wenzel on 8/15/11

The Modern Wing

by Abraham Ritchie
This weekend on May 16th, the new addition to the Art Institute of Chicago opens its doors to the public.  Before we see the interior, here are some exterior shots:   The Art Institute of Chicago. , Photo credit: Charles G. Young, Interactive Design Architects.   The Art Institute of Chicago. Aerial View Looking South, Photo credit: Andrew Campbell Photography.     The Art Institute of Chicago. Roofline View, Photo credit: James Iska, the Art Institute of Chicago.   (top photo:... [more]
Posted by Abraham Ritchie on 5/11/09
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