Black cartoonists from Chicago are featured in a new book and included in a new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
The new exhibit explores caring in all forms and the emotional toll the act can take.
Nigerian-born, London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu curates one of the MCA’s largest shows ever filled with local treasures.
In a 2016 interview for Lewis University’s online arts journal, Jet Fuel Review, Chicago polymath Damon Locks spoke about running into celebrated artist Kerry James Marshall in a local comic book store. Locks, a vocalist, musician, and visual and video artist, was gratified to discover that they share the habit of checking out the comics, […]
Kerry James Marshall, the Hairy Who, and more at Expo Chicago 2018, this weekend only, at Navy Pier.
His work was a corrective to the rampant misrepresentation of African-Americans in art and history.
The U.S. is the only major market that freezes artists out of resale profits.
A look at the rising local artist and his approachable, lively, and darkly humorous drawings and paintings
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Laughs Unlocked, and more happenings from May 15-18.
An apparent inspiration for Beyoncé’s Lemonade, Dash’s film (1991) has been restored and reintroduced to the mainstream through a theatrical rerelease.
Also, the Chicago Park District shuts down 445 outdoor drinking fountains with high lead levels.
Chicago Beer Classic, the Seldoms’ RockCitizen, and more happenings from May 6-8
A new retrospective at the MCA provides the most comprehensive introduction to the Chicago painter’s work to date.
32nd & Urban’s Lauren Pacheco and Peter Kepha forsake hot Bridgeport to start a new hub at 22nd and Halsted.
Painter Kerry James Marshall rediscovers the civil rights era in the living rooms of the black middle class.