Nigerian-born, London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu curates one of the MCA’s largest shows ever filled with local treasures.
“Outsider” artist Eddie Owens Martin’s seven-acre utopia in Georgia must be seen to be solved.
“Post Black Folk Art in America 1930-1980-2016” revisits the exhibit that first inspired the gallery’s founders.
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outside Art highlights the self-portraits the street artist took at bus stations throughout the city.
Photographer Jeff Phillips used Facebook to track down a couple who created a mysterious cache of Kodachrome slides.
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Turning the tables on Anne Ford’s “Chicagoans” column
Curator Matthew Arient says that text often takes on a “literal aspect” in the work of self-taught visual artists. They may have a specific religious, personal, or philosophical message to convey, and words are the simplest and surest way to get it across to viewers. Other untrained artists are more interested in the visual uses […]
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