Posts Tagged ‘Art Institute of Chicago’

feature

CHARLES RAY // SCUPTURE, 1997–2014

by Terry R. Myers download the printable PDF from Issue 01 No artist of his generation takes up space like Charles Ray, even when he sticks to a single sculpture in a room. Like many of the most important sculptors before him, size, scale and space have been core concerns of his since the late[…]

feature

DAVID ADJAYE // A SPACE FOR UNTOLD STORIES

by Tara Plath download printable PDF from Issue 01 In September of 2013, I found myself on a public bus in Warsaw, Poland, listening to the tiny reverberations of Kanye West’s recently released “New Slaves” coming from the headphones of a young Polish man beside me. The purpose of my trip to Warsaw was to[…]

featuredCharlesworth_Patricia-Cawlings-LosAngeles copy

Pier Review // Issue 02

  Download Issue 02: Great Divides Download Issue 01 : Endless Column Download Issue 03 : Century of Progress Download Issue 04: Objects of Desire  

featured

SARAH CHARLESWORTH: STILLS // ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

by Stephanie Cristello The first fall is hard to replicate. Since Milton’s original passage on Lucifer, cast out of heaven, falling unrestrained and without resistance for nine days—the severity of the fall in art has only gained in significance as a motif. The drama and spectacle of the fall has since been used, and reinvented,[…]

PRIVATE DREAM // RICHARD GRAY GALLERY

THE SEEN Staff Last night, Spanish artist Jaume Plensa attended the opening for his solo exhibition, Private Dream at Richard Gray Gallery, presenting new sculptures. Join him Monday, June 16 at 6pm at the Art Institute of Chicago for a free public lecture on his extensive body of artwork in public spaces around the world,[…]

wool_p233.tif

CHRISTOPHER WOOL // THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

by Shreya Sethi Organized by the Guggenheim museum at the Art Institute of Chicago, a massive exhibition of Christopher Wool’s paintings has traveled from New York, after just having been on view, to the city that Wool considers his hometown. As a kind of somber homecoming, the show seems to bring with it a message[…]

feature

CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS // THE PRODUCTION LINE OF HAPPINESS

by Alexandra Kadlec A cutaway dissection of a Nikon camera; a cluster of dewy bright red apples; a close-up of a Death Feigning Beetle on its back. These are a few of the composed images within Christopher Williams: the Production Line of Happiness, currently on view at the Art Institute of Chicago. Derived from a[…]