Free and open to the public
This exhibition explores questions of perception and bodily sensation in connection to a course offered through the University of Chicago.
This intimate display serves as primary source material for an Art History course and includes the entirety of Jacques Callot’s portfolio The Large Miseries of War.
Presented in connection with a University of Chicago course, this exhibition samples a selection of themes that have defined artmaking in Chicago.
As part of Expanding Narratives, this presentation explores how printmaker Félix Buhot dissolved classic distinctions between figure and ground in ways that challenge the limits of the etching medium.
Expanding Narratives uses the formal relationship between the figure and the ground in art history as a conceptual springboard into discussions around visual representation, the museum space, and the role of the Smart Museum’s collection in fostering the exchange of diverse perspectives.
Tang Chang's first solo exhibition outside of Thailand traces the development of his singular style of gestural abstraction and his eventual rejection of painting in favor of “poetry-drawings.”
During the 1960s and 1970s, Chicago was shaped by art and ideas produced and circulated on the South Side.