A tribute to what would have been Russian realist painter Chaim Livchitz's 100th birthday, this exhibit displays the work of Chicago-based, Russian-American artists whose work spans three generations. Reception Sat 5/4, 6-9 PM.
Multidisciplinary group show that explores how postwar devastation influenced contemporary artistic practices. See long review.
An exhibit that includes screenprints of animals by Chicago artists.
Showcase of work by 3-D artist Christophe Gauspohl. Reception Fri 3/15, 7-10 PM.
Hyperrealist sculpture and glass work; it's the artist's first Chicago solo show. Reception Thu 3/28, 5-8 PM.
Work by postmodernist David Salle.
A multi-media exhibit including sculpture, photography, live performances, and more.
An abstract exhibit featuring painting, photography, sculpture, and other media.
Theaster Gates is known as an artist, but he trained as an urban planner, and it's hard to separate his work from the city that inspired it. So his new show at the Museum of Contemporary Art presented a bit of a challenge to both Gates and the curators. The show has a complicated history. In 2009, Gates bought a dilapidated house on Dorchester Avenue in Woodlawn and began to strip it down. Two years later, he traveled to Kassel, Germany, to participate in the citywide art show Documenta (13) and, on a tour of potential exhibition sites, discovered Huguenot House, built in the 19th century by migrant workers from France. Continue reading >>
This exhibit focuses on various aspects of domestic life.
This exhibition features original drawings by cartoonist Daniel Clowes.
This exhibit is comprised mostly of photography from the MCA Collection beginning in 1960.