The latest exhibition from the Department of Architecture and Design offers a rare opportunity to see an award-winning architecture firm at work. Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects takes you behind the scenes of the Chicago-based design group led by MacArthur “genius” Jeanne Gang. Made in collaboration with co-curators Zoë Ryan and Karen Kice, this custom-made installation provides unique insight into SGA’s creative process—from research materials to full-scale mock-ups—demonstrating the firm’s commitment to open-minded experimentation and problem solving. Watch the video above to hear what being an architect means to Jeanne Gang.
1 day 2 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem
In this landmark collaboration, two major figures in American art and literature aimed to make the black experience visible in postwar America.
Image: Gordon Parks. Off On My Own, Harlem, New York, 1948. The Gordon Parks Foundation.
4 days 23 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1960: A visitor to the Art Institute gets a closer look at Naum Gabo’s Linear Construction No. 4.
5 days 2 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Dennis Oppenheim: Projections
See three intimate and personal works from pioneering sculptor and media artist Dennis Oppenheim. The exhibition closes May 30.