The shared exhibition The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China will be on view at Wrightwood 659 (659 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60614) and the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago (5550 S Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60637) through May 3, 2020.
The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China will be on display from February 7 to May 3, 2020, at the Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago [e-flux]
Issa Lampe, Director of the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry, Deputy Director for Academic and Curatorial Affairs, Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, and Berit Ness, Assistant Curator of Academic Initiatives, Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, present the exhibition series “Smart to the Core” at the Smart Museum of Art in connection with the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry and courses at the University of Chicago.
Also featuring John Kelly, Christian W. Mackenauer Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, Jessica Kirzane, Lecturer at the University of Chicago, and David Levin, Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, the Department of Media and Cinema Studies, the Committee on Theater and Performance Studies, and Senior Advisor to the Provost for Arts at the University of Chicago.
Chicago Tribune journalist Lori Waxman reviews what it was like to experience The Chicago Sound Show at the University of Chicago, a site specific outdoor exhibition of sound art. Laura Steward, Curator of Public Art at the Smart Museum, and Sam Pluta, Assistant Professor in the Department of Music, curated the exhibition. [Chicago Tribune]
A recently donated Richard Serra sculpture to the Smart Museum of Art titled Seattle Right Angles Propped (1991) is poised to get in your way on campus and offers an impetus for interdisciplinary initiatives. [University of Chicago]
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The Smart Museum of Art announced an upcoming exhibition Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40, which will feature work by past MacArthur Foundation Fellows with an emphasis on their socially engaged artistic practices. [The Chicago Tribune]
The Smart Museum of Art partners with Chicago-based artists and educators with a focus on addressing issues in institutional practice, such as the Interpreter in Residence program. [Smart Museum]