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Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art

The Not-So-Curious Economics of Art

David Galenson | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Art experts enjoy claiming that markets for fine art have no logic. Are art markets in fact irrational? Hardly.

Scads of Quality

Paul Klein | Posted 06.20.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Curious how most ArtLetters find a subplot or theme circulating through much of the work I preview. This week it's art whose materials are recycled, reused or artfully replicate something in another medium.

Conscientious Artists

Paul Klein | Posted 06.13.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein


You Can't Step in the Same Society Twice: Art by Mark Bradford

Paul Klein | Posted 08.01.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Mark Bradford's art is gorgeous, thick, meditative, relevant.

CURATOR INTERVIEW: Michael Darling, New Curator At Chicago's Museum Of Contemporary Art Opens Up

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

On the job just a month, Michael Darling is the new Head Curator of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art. Chosen by Director Madeleine Grynsztejn, Da...

Michael Darling New Chief Curator For The M.C.A.

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Madeleine Grynsztejn became director at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008, the then-40-year-old institution was in the throes of what ...