At the Hyde Park Art Center, Tom Torluemke has created a 170 foot wide mural / installation delving into life and death in the city, the mix of urban decay and societal ambition.
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Chicago galleries are doing an insufficient job of responding to the needs of the community. The art world is evolving, becoming broader, more democratic, more internet savvy, and the existing and arcane support structure remains old school.
I asked those who receive my ArtLetters to grade Chicago's institutions that exhibit visual art. Here are the fascinating results.
Dawoud Bey curated these conceptual photos and videos by Howard Henry Chen, Alan Cohen, Christine DiThomas and other artists, which examine our shifti...
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