Tacked to the wall of a beloved Hyde Park dive, a time capsule hides in plain sight.
Lincoln Square artist Lothar Speer said he’d restore his prominent German heritage mural. But as the neighborhood has become less German and more gentrified, he wonders if anyone really cares anymore.
The Reader‘s graphic designer and former director of photography and two sign painters explain how they created and photographed a mural in just 12 days.
The 125-year-old home had been ravaged by vandals after crews decided not to board up a basement window.
Sandra Antongiorgi and Marcus Akinlana’s Es Tiempo de Recordar had been in Hermosa for 26 years.
The artist, Eugene “Eda” Wade, wants to know, but nobody seems to have any answers.
The 36 panels currently on display at the Chicago Cultural Center are less than a third of the 488-foot-long work the artist created with CPS students in 1989.
A Reader intern discovers the life of excitement and glamour that is journalism.
Not at the festival but playing in town are Eddie Shaw, Peaches Staten, L’Roy, Eddy “the Chief” Clearwater, and many more.
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s street harassment project comes to Chicago.
The story behind the Keith Haring mural at Wells High School
The 300 South Wacker building’s giant mural features a map of the Chicago River and surrounding streets.
The Ladydrawers collective tackles “Sex. Money. Race. Gender.”
Barack Obama had Shepard Fairey.
Miguel del Valle has Maya Escobar.
Kartemquin executive director Justine Nagan’s “Typeface” premieres Friday 1/29 in the Gene Siskel Film Center’s Stranger Than Fiction documentary series.