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 Supreme Court will decide whether the victims of the 1997 bombing can seize artifacts from the Oriental Institute that belong to Iran, which supported the terrorist organization responsible for the attack.
The University of Chicago whitewashed a mural created by visiting artists to the school without consulting the artists or the organizer of their visit. The school says the mural was painted over in response to complaints from local residents in the neighborhood where it was painted, but the artists involved are calling it censorship.
CHICAGO — This is how much I admire William Kentridge: doors opened at 5:15 pm on October 3 for his talk at the University of Chicago, but I was standing there much earlier, getting drenched in a fall thunderstorm but determined to be one of the first to enter the auditorium and claim a seat as close to the master as I could get.
Much has been said and speculated about the US arts building boom in the late ’90s/early aughts, with expansions, renovations and new starchitect-designed buildings practically rampant among arts institutions. But what were the actual results and costs of all these projects? Were they successful? Researchers at the University of Chicago’s Cultural Policy Center set out to answer these questions.