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Keren Cytter at Museum of Contemporary Art

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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Adds Four Board Members, Artist David Hartt Among Them

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announced today that it has added four new trustees to its board: Nancy Crown, Eve Rogers, Dia Weil, and David Hartt.Hartt is the first living artist to join the board. Last year he had … Read More


Simon Starling at Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

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Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More


Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More


The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More


Love Potions: Art and the Heart

Despite an overall reluctance among contemporary artists to deal with issues of the heart, more than a few tell great stories of romance and heartbreak Read More