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The Precariousness of Care

Attending to each other and our communities is costly, messy, exhausting—and vital. Cynthia G. Lindner, Director of Ministry Studies and Clinical Faculty for Preaching and Pastoral Care, writes in Sightings on the precariousness of care and her selection for the Collective Care section of Take Care.

My Parents, by Song Yongping

Physician Brian Callender writes about Song Yongping’s series My Parents and the ways in which it illustrates important aspects of care within one of the fundamental relationships of caring: family.

Stilled Life: Photographs from Home

While many of us are still new to working from home, artists Laura Letinsky and Michiko Kon have worked from home for decades. Simone Levine digs into the Smart's collection to consider how the things of the home can serve as objects of living as well as subjects for working. 

Smart Museum Interim Leadership

Beginning October 17, 2020, Amina Dickerson and Bill Michel will serve as Co-Interim Directors of the Smart Museum of Art.

Chicago Fundred Initiative: A Bill for IL

Using creativity to fight lead poisoning as part of Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40

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