Posts Tagged ‘DePaul Art Museum’

A BEAUTIFUL MESS: ABSTRACTION AS STRATEGY // OUT OF EASY REACH

By Kat Lukes In late 2017, the queer media outlet them. released its inaugural video for Sister, Cister, featuring the writer, curator, and activist Kimberly Drew and the scholar, filmmaker, and activist Tourmaline Gossett.1 As Drew and Gossett sit in a pristine nail salon, the two dip their heads towards one another in a kind[…]

NEXO/NEXUS | DEPAUL ART MUSEUM

by Hiba Ali For people of color, the existence of communities is framed within the Western political framework as perpetually “new” — as though to presuppose a previously absent history. Nexo/Nexus: Latin American Connections in the Midwest, currently on view at the DePaul Art Museum, contravenes and corrects this narrow socio-political assessment. The works featureed[…]

PROFILE OF THE ARTIST // MATTHEW SCHLAGBAUM

An Interview with MK Meador This year has been a busy one for artist Matthew Schlagbaum. His recent exhibitions in 2013 were with the West Loop artist collective, and the Chicago Artists Coalition, where Schlagbaum was a 2012/2013 HATCH artist. Through CAC, Schlagbaum met fellow artist Helen Maureen Cooper and was selected for a June[…]