I would argue there is no anti-racist practice without empathy, without the capacity to overcome bias and think deeply about the experience of others, and to treat them with care.
Birds and airplanes soar, horses gallop, purples meet yellows, cerulean blues tango with magenta in geometric patterns, foliate designs crash into damask.
The intersectional nature of Davis’s commentary on Black feminism, sexuality, and the distinction between sex and gender has aged incredibly well — much like the artist herself.
The masks are meant to encourage Chicagoans to wear face coverings when out in public.
A museum educator, who generally works with medical students in the galleries, considers the healing potential of art.
The Saarinen-designed John Deere headquarters prompted O’Keeffe to create the monumental Sky Above Clouds IV in her Ghost Ranch garage.
Jarmusch and Logan’s SQÜRL — which they describe as an “enthusiastically marginal rock band” — weaves a trippy musical accompaniment to four silent films by Man Ray.
Weaving beyond the Bauhaus looks at the intersecting connections and relationships that took root at the Bauhaus’s weaving workshop and continue to unfurl today.
The history of the Medu Art Ensemble reminds us of the role artists play in making the aims of revolutionary thinking tangible.
Images of Americans in these prints tell us a great deal about the local culture as it met the West. They tell us, specifically, about what many Japanese feared, and desired, from the encounter of cultures.
Researchers at the Art Institute of Chicago, partnered with the UChicago School of Medicine, used CT scanning to discover a set of Malian figures were older and more unique than believed.
The photography in this show imagines what stations of the Underground Railroad might look like, as the act of escaping enslavement is also essentially an act of imagination.