Aivazian masterfully manipulates found video footage and sound, producing harrowing, evocative juxtapositions.
The cohort accused the MCA of “perpetuat[ing] harm to Chicago arts communities.”
Interjecting the power poses of Western art history with heroic Black revolutionary figures from the Caribbean, Barontini’s work manages to be seductive yet also ceremonial.
The years-long tradition of staking out a parking spot hard earned by shoveling snow has spurred street installations utilizing tables, religious statues, and even frozen pants.
By designating the home as an official landmark, the city commits to protecting the structure from demolition and any significant renovations.
Citing a revenue drop due to the pandemic, the museum has cut 11% of its workforce.
The city will allocate $500,000 to commission up to 10 public artworks; $250,000 for small local projects; and $1.7 million for nonprofit arts organizations throughout Chicago.
The documentary Unapologetic explores the kind of activism the media tends to ignore.
The docuseries City So Real takes a deep dive into the city amidst last year’s mayoral election and police brutality protests.
Both on and off the canvas, Boafo’s practice is dedicated to honoring the intimate space held between Black artists and their subjects.
Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People brings a retrospective of the Indian Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s work to Chicago, on view September 9 through December 12, 2020.
“This isn’t really what we asked for,” one MCA employee told Hyperallergic. “A lot of the part-time staff don’t necessarily want to be full-time, they have other commitments. What they were asking for was more support.”