There’s a painting hanging on the wall at Art West, an art space on the west side. The painting depicts a woman with an afro, while fake plants and ivies hang from the walls to help bring the exhibit alive. Inside her hair, butterflies point their wings toward the sky as they take flight within […]
You may have seen one of Jenny Lam’s blank, prestamped, self-addressed postcards affixed to a light pole or on a bookstore shelf somewhere in the city. The postcards always feature the same prompt: “Tell me one thing you dream of doing before you die. Use this card as your canvas.” Lam, a Chicago-based artist and […]
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The new art space, Juliet Art House, introduces the work of Rebecca Baruc.
The new crowdfunded business specializes in matching comic book creators with publishers.
Black cartoonists from Chicago are featured in a new book and included in a new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
The artist’s new collection of autobiographical comics looks at the highs and lows of everyday life with humor and lightness.
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The leaders of the city’s cultural institutions remain encouraged after facing the most recent round of closings in November.
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