Working with the unknown encourages the “known.”
Saxophonist Hunter Diamond debuts four free shows’ worth of new material at the Whistler, Matthew Rachman Gallery opens a new exhibit of Wesley Willis’s artwork, and more.
A roundup of art events happening this weekend
The “Washed Ashore” display, which shines a spotlight on all the garbage in the ocean, is now outside the Shedd Aquarium.
Do immigrants really find a better life in the U.S., or is it just a fantasia of prosperity full of barely concealed threats?
Christalena Hughmanick’s “The Fish Don’t Talk About the Water” makes a connection between 21st-century textile art and the remains of ancient civilizations.
The 27-year-old art fair is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished.
Shows at the MCA and Cultural Center look back on 60 years of Richard Hunt’s transformations of industrial metal into art.
For a quarter century, Jerri Zbiral and Alan Teller have been trying to figure out the identity of the photographer behind images from 1940s India.
A snapshot survey of the city’s street art scene: artists, gallerists, and fans
Pots and pans bedeck this artwork on a Brighton Park boulevard.
For followers of a growing self-discovery movement, the quantities in our lives can say a lot about its quality—and be transformed into art.
David Roth’s Evanston home links to his past with archival photos and a collection of analogue cameras used as decoration.
A sampling of the work at the annual Sculptural Objects Functional Art + Design expo.
The neighbors were sad, but no one could come up with the money. So Chicago Apartment Finders decided to repopulate the block by sponsoring one of this year’s sculptures in the Chicago Sculpture Exhibit.