One of the younger members of “The Club,” which would herald the New York School, Price’s work has long stood in the shadow of his peers.
Jarrell’s body of work sought to explore race relations through black empowerment by depicting the working lifestyles of everyday African-Americans.
The exhibition explores the various ways freedom has been defined, from the past to the present.
Artists like Mnyele, Seidman and Pelo wrestled with the question of what role artists—and other cultural workers—should play in the battle for revolutionary change.
The small tensions present throughout the body of work exude more bluegrass and country harmony than discord.
In an artworld where size is proportional to value, the gallery has dared to go small.
As the one hundredth anniversary of the 1919 Chicago Riots arrives, a cohort of organizers, archivists, sociologists, writers, artists and others work to ensure that its incidents are not forgotten.
The gallery space is filled with objects we see every day, objects we use every day. Donovan breathes new life into them.
The exhibition is an escape amidst the white walls of the Modern Wing—a fresh approach to landscape, that also happens to be about design.
“When Chicago gets going, she’ll make culture hum,” wrote Eugene Field.