Category Archives: Temporary Exhibition: Dept. of Cultural Affairs & Special Events /DCASE

 

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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen

Location: Exhibit Hall & Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North, at.. Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago.

Temporary Exhibition: February 6-May 1, 2016.

Strandbeest: the Dream machines of Theo Jansen is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum [PEM], Salem, MA. Audemars Piguet, the tour's National Sponsor, provided generous support to Chicago...

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Above Image: Dr. Richard Powell [curator of the exhibition] and Daniel Schulman [Director of Visual Arts for DCASE, Chicago] at the Opening Reception.

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Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Temporary Exhibition: March 7 - August 31, 2015

Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor at Chicago Cultural Center.

Admission is FREE!

The exhibition is presented by the Chicago Department of...

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Archibald Motley's Fat Man

Continued from the post: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist... click here..

One of the fun features of the exhibition is spotting Motley's "Fat Man" in numerous paintings. Who is this Fat Man?

I became aware of the character of Archibald Motley's "Fat Man" in the lecture by curator Dr. Richard Powell,  on the day of the Opening Reception of the exhibition on March 6, 2015. Dr....

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Above Image: Haymarket Memorial – by Mary Brogger

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The public art collection of the city of Chicago is overseen by the Visual Art department under Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE]. DCASE is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. There are many departments working under DCASE like Fashion, Design and...

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Above Image: Rahmaan Statik, Orko and Trixster

Event: Chicago Street Art Stories

at Claudia Cassidy Theater [Chicago Cultural Center]

Saturday, January 11, 2014.

The event was an open mic for the artists featured in the exhibition "Paint Paste Sticker: Chicago Street Art", and an opportunity for the public to hear their stories and see...

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Above Image: Group shot after the event..

Event: Chicago Street Art Stories

at Claudia Cassidy Theater [Chicago Cultural Center]

Saturday, January 11, 2014.

The event was an open mic for the artists featured in the exhibition "Paint Paste Sticker: Chicago Street Art", and an opportunity for the public to hear their stories and see images of their work.

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