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Chicago Art Museums

The Artist Who Draws to Keep Madness at Bay in Racist America

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

For nearly two decades, Trenton Doyle Hancock has brought to life a cast of subversive cartoonish characters through his work. These populate a wildly fantastic landscape that has, evidently, served the artist to cope in a society that struggles to overcome its racial differences.

Art Museum Helps Preserve Veterans' War Memories

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 01.10.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The fallen Iraqi soldier's face is frozen in agony, his eyes and mouth wide open, his arms spread in surrender, his death in the Kuwai...

Artist's Solo 'Message To Our Folks' Exhibition Opens Soon

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 04.16.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- For more than a decade, contemporary artist Rashid Johnson has worked almost under the radar, turning out work presented at museums and cov...