Posts Tagged ‘Hyde Park Art Center’

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[…]

UNCANNY CARS // STEVE REBER’S ANEMIC COMPASS

By Bert Geyer Assemblage is classified as an additive process within the methodology of sculpture, combined parts produce a sum. The assemblages in Steve Reber’s exhibition, Anemic Compass, at the Hyde Park Art Center are additive in construction yet subtractive in effect. Rather than creating frankenobjects, the exhibition assumes the object to which it is[…]

SCENIC OVERLOOK // INTERVIEW WITH SUSAN GILES

by S. Nicole Lane Acclaimed skylines serve as a mirror for a pulsating city; consequently, the people’s identity is boiled down to the tallest building, the brightest lights, and the awe-struck, open-mouthed, rubbernecking tourists. Those who beat along in the urban playground are depicted by its buildings—by the shape of the towers and the way[…]

Pier Review // Issue 02

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THE BEAST // 75 YEARS OF THE HYDE PARK ART CENTER

by Nina Litoff CHICAGO, IL. Through good times and the bad, the Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) has upheld its vital goals: to exhibit bold and daring new exhibitions, to bolster support for arts in the neighborhood, and to educate a new generation of young artists. Its commitment to this vision has made the center[…]