This intimate exhibition examines the Renaissance fascination with wings as symbols of speed and power.
In his site-specific banner commissioned for the Smart Museum’s courtyard, Zachary Cahill questions whether art has the power to make us well.
Tracing a chronological arc of almost a century, this exhibition showcases both familiar and lesser-known works from the Smart Museum’s collection of American art.
The achievement of Franco-Russian painter Serge Charchoune (1889–1975) is among the least widely known or understood in twentieth-century European art.
Since 1989, the influential Delhi-based Sahmat has offered a platform for artists, writers, poets, musicians, actors, and activists to create and present works of art that promote artistic freedom and celebrate secular, egalitarian values.
Indian artist Gigi Scaria’s site-specific installation combines a large photo-based mural of an imaginary cityscape with a working fountain.
Traditional art from the Indian sub-continent reveals the region’s layers of history and unique racial, linguistic, and cultural diversity.
In collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Smart Museum of Art presents a vast tapestry by London-based Polish artist Goshka Macuga.
In her new site-specific work commissioned for the Smart’s courtyard, Valerie Snobeck re-uses construction material to open up broad questions about aesthetics, value, and the built environment.
Awash in Color explores the roles, functions, and technology of color in French and Japanese prints.