Issue 08 Now Live

Under the Cover

THE SEEN Issue 08 in print is now live online. Featuring Yinka Shonibare CBE on the cover to align with his recent exhibition, A Tale of Today: Yinka Shonibare CBE, at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, the full-color, oversize journal will be produced as a limited-edition 10,000 count run available for distribution at multiple public locations throughout the city of Chicago, as well as select national and international distribution.

Issue 08 features exclusive pieces and new commissions on the best in international contemporary art.



Issues 08: Read Online

Letter from the Editor
by Stephanie Cristello


Proposals for an In/Exhaustible Image of Identity: Prisoner of Love // Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 
by Jameson Paige

Brick by Brick: Per Kirkeby // Kunsthalle Krems
by Ezara Spangl

Stateless: Views of Global Migration // Museum of Contemporary Photography
by Noah Hanna

Water School: Oscar Tuazon // MSU Broad
by Gabrielle Welsh

Forgotten Forms: Edra Soto and Yhelena Hall // Chicago Cultural Center
by Susan Snodgrass

Special Edition Inserts

Under the Cover of Night: Kleine Welt // Part II
By Dieter Roelstraete

A City Immersed: Eduardo Terrazas // Mexico 1968
By Stephanie Cristello


Colonial Consumption: Yinka Shonibare CBE // Richard H. Driehaus Museum
by Joel Kuennen

Brain Trust: Performing Biodata // Jason J. Snell
by Patrick J. Reed

Collapse: Joan Morey // Profile of the Artist
By Latitudes (Mariana Cánepa Luna & Max Andrews)

Changes in Looking: Viewing Conflict Photography // Don McCullin
by William Davie

The Weight of a Line: Art and Comics // Yvan Alagbé, Jessica Campbell, and Edie Fake
by Coco Picard

Through Smoke and Across Dissent: Power Plays with Perfumery // Aleesa Cohene, Sands Murray-Wassink, and Clara Ursitti
by Matt Morris


Laurie Simmons: Big Camera, Little Camera // Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
by Natalie Hegert

The Psychology of Painting: Dexter Dalwood // Profile of the Artist
by Alfredo Cramerotti

An Emotional State of Mind — Hyon Gyon: Parasol Unit // Profile of the Artist
by Dr. Kostas Prapoglou

The Panoptic Loop // Anna Martine Whitehead
by Mary L. Coyne

An Interview with TOBIAS KASPAR
by Carter Mull and Laura Dennis

With Staff Writers reporting from around the world, each issue of THE SEEN features in-depth writing on contemporary art, as well as highlight essays, profiles, reviews, and special editions from top international artists and curators. As a free full-color journal, Issue 08 features exclusive pieces and new commissions on the best in international contemporary art.

Pick up your free copy of THE SEEN Issue 08 in Chicago Culture boxes, museums, organizations, institutions, universities, hotels, and gallery districts throughout Chicago.

For a full distribution list, click here.

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