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Interview with Unyimeabasi Udoh

Unyimeabasi Udoh, a Chicago-based artist and graphic designer, and Leslie M. Wilson, the Smart Museum’s Curatorial Fellow for Diversity in the Arts (2019–2021), discuss Unyimeabasi's art practice and approach to creating the look of the exhibition not all realisms: photography in africa in the long 1960s.

From Ernest Cole’s House of Bondage

Undergraduate Research Associate Serin Lee takes a closer look at the photography by Ernest Cole in the Smart Museum’s collection.

Winter and spring 2021 schedule

The Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago is scheduled to open to the public on April 8, 2021, offering timed reservations to visit the special exhibition Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe.

Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files: Audio Art & Strange Poetry from the US/Mexico Border

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Public Media Institute, and the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art present a year-long series of experimental audio performances from Guillermo Gómez-Peña, a performance artist, writer, activist, and MacArthur Fellow, class of 1991. 

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