Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Imagists’

THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS, THEN AND NOW // In Conversation with Sarah Canright

By Barbara Purcell Artist Sarah Canright’s 50-year career has been impressive from the start, beginning in the late 1960s, when she began showing with the Chicago Imagists, a group who aesthetically defied New York’s minimalism and pop art scene with more colorful, figural artwork. A circle of friends who initially met at the School of[…]

LOOKING WESTWARD // A CHICAGO ARTIST RETURNS HOME

By Kate Pollasch Most of us have experienced one artist whose works make words feel inadequate; who creates topographies and compositions that leaves one beguiled in a haze of unending attraction and questions, lost for a way to emote the magnetic complexity of their work. For me, this artist is Miyoko Ito (1918–1983). Born and[…]