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Past Exhibition in 2017

May 27, 2017–October 29, 2017
Galleries 125–127
As a cartoonist and independent artist, Saul Steinberg crafted a rich and ever-evolving idiom, giving graphic definition to the postwar age.
As a cartoonist and independent artist, Saul Steinberg crafted a rich and ever-evolving idiom, giving graphic definition to the postwar age.
May 27, 2017–October 29, 2017
Gallery 124
In this series of 57 drawings, Cauleen Smith proposes a new canon of humanistic literacy that is both personal and idiosyncratic.
In this series of 57 drawings, Cauleen Smith proposes a new canon of humanistic literacy that is both personal and idiosyncratic.
May 24, 2017–October 29, 2017
Galleries 1–4 and 10
As one of only a handful of American curators specializing in photography at that time, Hugh Edwards helped shape the field in Chicago and across the country.
As one of only a handful of American curators specializing in photography at that time, Hugh Edwards helped shape the field in Chicago and across the country.
April 27, 2017–October 15, 2017
Bluhm Family Terrace
This installation of a single snowman encased in a refrigerated vitrine on the sun-filled terrace creates a paradoxical situation that is at once playful and challenging.
This installation of a single snowman encased in a refrigerated vitrine on the sun-filled terrace creates a paradoxical situation that is at once playful and challenging.
July 29, 2017–October 8, 2017
Gallery 107
These works from the permanent collection demonstrate the many ways Japanese print designers capture the night in print.
These works from the permanent collection demonstrate the many ways Japanese print designers capture the night in print.
July 20, 2017–October 1, 2017
Gallery 186
Steve McQueen structures 13 hours of FBI files on Paul Robeson in the manner of the rolling credits at the conclusion of a feature film.
Steve McQueen structures 13 hours of FBI files on Paul Robeson in the manner of the rolling credits at the conclusion of a feature film.
July 11, 2017–September 25, 2017
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (weekdays only)
Featuring architectural treatises and publications from the 16th to18th century, this exhibition explores the work of Jesuit architect, painter, and scenographer Andrea Pozzo.
Featuring architectural treatises and publications from the 16th to18th century, this exhibition explores the work of Jesuit architect, painter, and scenographer Andrea Pozzo.
April 21, 2017–September 17, 2017
Galleries 57–59
This presentation explores the richly patterned wax-resist textiles known as batiks, their flourishing in the Indonesian island of Java, and their many inspirations and functions.
This presentation explores the richly patterned wax-resist textiles known as batiks, their flourishing in the Indonesian island of Java, and their many inspirations and functions.
June 25, 2017–September 10, 2017
Regenstein Hall
Member Preview: June 22–24
This exhibition is the most in-depth examination to date of the artist’s radical experiments in painting, sculpture, printmaking, and furniture design.
This exhibition is the most in-depth examination to date of the artist’s radical experiments in painting, sculpture, printmaking, and furniture design.
June 29, 2017–September 4, 2017
Galleries 182–184
This exhibition examines the recent work of Helena Almeida as she engages in an experimental choreography, exploring the body's malleability.
This exhibition examines the recent work of Helena Almeida as she engages in an experimental choreography, exploring the body's malleability.