A tour of two Art Design Chicago exhibitions that dive into Chicago’s feminist art histories and the legacy of one of the oldest WPA era art centers in the country.
A video interview on immigration stories and experiences in Chicago as told by curator Tricia Van Eck and artists Amanda Assaley and Roni Packer and the Art Design Chicago exhibition Living Architecture at 6018North.
This fall, Art Design Chicago is illuminating the legacy of art and design that’s embedded in Chicago’s history and culture through a full calendar of exhibitions, events, and other programs across the city. As editorial partners in this effort, we’re working with them to to elevate the stories of Chicago’s lesser-known artists, designers, and creators, past and present, through comics, essays, interviews, podcasts, and videos. For the videos we’ve teamed up with On The Real Film to present short profiles that highlight the exhibitions, projects, and people who are showcasing these legacies in various ways. The third video in this series, “Installation View: Up is Down” takes a behind-the-scenes look at the installation process for The Block Museum’s exhibition Up is Down: Mid-century Experiments in Advertising and Film at the Goldsholl Studio. Co-curators Amy Beste and Corinne Granof discuss the legacy and impact of the Goldsholl Studio on design and advertising, and provide insight into the curating process for a multimedia show that includes a wide variety of mediums and formats. The Block Museum’s Dan Silverstein elaborates …
As part of Art Design Chicago, curators Lisa Stone and Stano Grezdo let us eavesdrop on a walkthrough of their respective exhibitions–Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow at Intuit and LIONS: Founding Years of UIMA at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the installation process of the exhibition A Home for Surrealism at the Arts Club of Chicago.
A short documentary on artist Imani Amos and her recent photo essay.
A documentary web series on the food art of Nick Jirasek’s Chicago-based Guerrilla Smiles catering.