The Arts Club of Chicago, tucked unassumingly on the corner of Ontario and St. Clair in Streeterville, may be one of the most overlooked and under-appreciated exhibition spaces in the city. Despite […]
Bianca Bova is a Chicago-based curator. She has worked with national and international contemporary arts organizations including Gunder Exhibitions, SiTE:LAB, the Chicago Architecture Foundation, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and EXPO Chicago.
The irony is unavoidable, and anyway, it’s appropriate: only in Chicago could a so-called ‘Public Art Crisis’ arise just three months into what has been deemed the Year of Public Art. It […]
“THE SUBJECT IS CHICAGO,” the wall outside the gallery reads. “People. Places. Possibilities.” Purporting to be a survey of contemporary Chicago by way of exhibiting the work of one practicing artist from each […]
As Chicago enters into its Year of Public Art it seems necessary to take the time to look back on the works that helped to secure the cultural acclaim this city receives today. […]
Last Saturday, venerable Chicago contemporary art gallery Richard Gray played host to Art Encounter, a nonprofit visual art education organization founded in 1978 with a mission to “bring an appreciation of art […]
Nothing renews one’s faith in the future of this city quite like seeing 150 people turn out, of their own volition, on a weekday evening to witness and participate in a discourse on […]
On a clear, frigid evening last week, despite the rush of traffic outside on Michigan Avenue and the fifteen hundred people seated inside, their breath still visible in the chilled air, there […]