Remaking the abstract expressionist gesture and minimalist grid, the drawings on view at KAM at the University of Illinois center the artist’s identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.
Krannert Art Museum
Researchers Unroll a Rare 19th-Century Painted Panorama
One of the longest paintings ever created is an 1848 depiction of a “whaling voyage ’round the world” that stretches 1,275 feet — roughly the length of 14 blue whales, according to its holder, the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
An Arts Festival on the Prairie
A few weekends ago, I drove to Urbana, Illinois, to take in the Boneyard Arts Festival, a four-day program of open studios, readings, concerts and performances.