Allen Ruppersberg: No Time Left to Start Again/The B and D of R 'n' R kicked off with a spectacular evening hosted by the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago. Taking place in the museum's stunning Modern Wing, this very special event offered the exclusive opportunity to be among the first to experience this exciting exhibition and included food, cocktails, and a medley of music that celebrated the tradition and history of rock 'n' roll, including a special performance by the cast of the award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet.
Event Chairs Victoria Malkin Frank Ponterio Daven Ritter Casey C. Zgutowicz
Host Committee James R. Berger Jessica Humphry Muinzer and Marc Muinzer Monique and Charlie Kraft Jennifer Ames Lazarre and Paul E. Lazarre Olga Markoff Jade and Mary Newburn Dustin O'Regan and Steven Worth Matt and Kristi Pettinelli Paulita Pike and Zulfiqar Bokhari John H. and Molly Stewart
Stadium Sponsor Peroni
Stage Sponsors K&L Gates Miller64 MiniCooper
Song Sponsors Jerry A. and Kathleen A. Grundhofer Family Foundation Humphry Services Corporation Mariani Landscape Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Sound Investment
18 hours 50 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
The first exhibition in the post-Soviet world devoted to leading political artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky offers a captivating portrayal of a satirist and loyal citizen who inventively furthered his country’s official causes across a tumultuous half-century.
20 hours 43 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Icelandic artist/musician Ragnar Kjartansson’s intensely durational works often manifest a rare synthesis of pathos and humor.
A Lot of Sorrow is both a music video and extended concert film, in which The National performs its ballad “Sorrow” on repeat for six hours. See the song take on new layers of meaning as the hours pass and fatigue sets in.
Closing October 16—http://bit.ly/2du3GXh
3 days 16 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Congratulations to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on their grand opening this weekend. The building, designed by architect David Adjaye, is a truly historic addition to the National Mall in Washington D.C. #APeoplesJourney #MakingHistory