It’s oddly fitting that the touring, Los Angeles-based Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation went on hiatus during the dog days of the pandemic.
It’s rare for me to be surprised by a painting show, but I didn’t see “Taking Shape” coming. The exhibition is a generous survey of abstract art made from the 1950s to the 1980s, drawn from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation based in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. “Taking Shape” includes the […]
Interviewees: Alma Weiser, director of Heaven Gallery; Janet Dees, Steven and Lisa Munster Tananbaum curator of modern and contemporary art at the Block Museum of Art; Asha Iman Veal, associate curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography; Teresa Silva, executive and artistic director of the Chicago Artists Coalition; Edra Soto, artist and codirector of the […]
How the census impacts arts funding
The Chicago Cinema Workers Fund raises money for the folks who run the box offices, concessions stands, and more.
“You think of Agnès Varda as this woman going places that not a lot of filmmakers were going at that time.”
“Advertising is never really about the product. It’s about what myths or generalizations you can get people to buy into.”
A new exhibit at the Block Museum makes a startling connection between the 18th-century English artist and the 1960s counterculture.
The artist’s Ritual and Revolution places her in politically charged moments in time.
The 13th international Domitor conference, for scholars and fans of early filmmaking, takes place at U. of C. and Northwestern University from Saturday through Wednesday.
A burst pipe has led to a five-month shut down for Northwestern University’s Block Museum.
Portuguese filmmaker Miguel Gomes’s fantastic meditation on turning 30, “The Face You Deserve,” screens tonight at Cinema Borealis.
Don Argott’s “The Art of the Steal” follows the controversy over the impending relocation of the phenomenal modern art collection at Philadelphia’s Barnes Museum. It screens Wednesday 3/10 at Northwestern’s Block Museum.
Lupe Fiasco and Michael Ealy perform at a screening of excerpts from the alternative history documentary “The People Speak,” Wednesday 11/11 at Northwestern.
The Block Museum kicks off its Gordon Parks photo exhibit with a Thursday screening of his film “The Learning Tree,” the first modern studio film by a black director.