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Upcoming Exhibitions

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Thick smears of paint partially cover a photograph of a seascape

Smart to the Core: Medium / Image

September 23–December 19, 2021

Presented as primary source material for the University of Chicago Core sequence "Media Aesthetics," this exhibition seeks to interrogate the ethical, political, and epistemological debates about images and perception.

Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine

February 10–May 15, 2022

Bringing together paintings and works on paper from almost fifty public and private collections across the United States, This House Is Mine centers Bob Thompson’s work within expansive art historical narratives and ongoing dialogues about the politics of representation, charting his enduring influence.

A black and white photograph of two people dancing close together, their heads almost touching, the man in a suit and shoes and the woman in a dress and barefoot.

not all realisms


not all realisms features photography in and of South Africa, Ghana, and Mali in the long 1960s—amid resistance, revolution, new nationalist and transnational movements, and the stuff of daily life therein.