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Kyle MacMillan

Gordon Parks

Among the greatest accomplishments in Gordon Parks’s multifaceted career are his pointed, empathetic photographs of ordinary life in the Jim Crow South. The African-American photographer—who was also…

Evelyn Statsinger

Scattered throughout art history are unconventional talents who don’t fit easily into standard narratives and categories, and thus don’t receive the recognition that they deserve. One such outlier is…

Ebony G. Patterson

After exploring taboos surrounding the female body and delving into the contradictory projections of masculinity in the working-class dance halls of her native Jamaica, Ebony G. Patterson has turned t…

Jessica Stockholder

With exuberant, quirky and often kitschy creations, Jessica Stockholder has put a significant stamp on the medium of installation art. The Seattle native moved to Chicago in 2011 to serve as chair of…

Keren Cytter

It seemed a familiar cinematic moment: a woman puts a gun to her temple and pulls the trigger but all that is heard is a click. But wait. “Now quiet, now listen,” she says cryptically. “These words ar

Angel Otero

Since completing his graduate studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009, Angel Otero has devoted himself to revitalizing painting with a highly concept- and process-driven approach…

Rebecca Shore

Geometric abstraction boasts a rich history that dates back to the early 20th century and such artists as Kazimir Malevich and Piet Mondrian. Despite scores of countervailing movements and upheavals i…

Anne Collier

The Los Angeles-born, New York-based artist Anne Collier takes on today's fast-paced digital paradigm and its implications, indirectly if not directly, in nearly 40 black-and-white and color photogr…

Stan Shellabarger

References to "process" in art are so common that the word has become almost cliché. But in discussing the intriguing performative work of Chicago artist Stan Shellabarger, it is impossible to not tal…

Sabina Ott

Sabina Ott began her career on the West Coast as a painter in the 1980s. But it didn't take long for her work to extend off the canvas into sculpture, video and installation, often coming together in…

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