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 9 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—This classic bronze sculpture depicts the Hindu divinity Shiva as the Lord of the Dance. His cosmic dance sets in motion the rhythm of life and death, with his right foot planted firmly on top of Apasmāra, the demon of darkness and ignorance.
Now on view in the Alsdorf Galleries.
2 days 6 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT The Art Institute's main building was originally constructed for the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Our famous lions were added later that year and have been "guarding" the museum ever since.