Call-to-Writers: Art Speaks

Image: A crow sits facing away from the viewer and toward a woman standing up in front of photography reading her work.

Catherine Edelman Gallery is looking for writers to read their work at one of our upcoming literary events: Art Speaks. Art Speaks  takes place in the gallery every second Saturday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. This new year-round initiative invites local writers and poets to read pieces they have written based on the theme present … Continue reading Call-to-Writers: Art Speaks

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Daniel Beltrá Shares a Collection of Photos of the Burning Amazon Rainforest

Image: An aerial photograph of the Amazon Rainforest burning. Most of the composition shows gray smoke above treetops.

Recently, photographs of the Amazon Rainforest burning have been circulation online, with many images going viral. However, debates on Twitter and other social media platforms have claimed that some images that are circulating are not accurate, and that others are several years old. Photographer Daniel Beltrá is here to set the record straight. We believe … Continue reading Daniel Beltrá Shares a Collection of Photos of the Burning Amazon Rainforest

IU Eskenazi Museum of Art Acquires Archive of Jeffrey Wolin

Image: Jeffrey Wolin, Irma Morgenztern, b. 1933, Warsaw, Poland, 1992/94. From the Portraits of the Holocaust series. Two women embrace each other while holding a photograph of a loved one. The wall behind them contains text.

The Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University has announced the acquisition of the Jeffrey A. Wolin Archive that will include current and future work by Wolin along with the following notable projects: Written in Memory: Portraits of the Holocaust; Inconvenient Stories: Vietnam War Veterans; Life at the Millennium; New Faces at the Crossroads; Pigeon Hill: Then and Now; … Continue reading IU Eskenazi Museum of Art Acquires Archive of Jeffrey Wolin

Sandro Miller: I am Papua New Guinea Opens at CEG!

Image: A crowd at the opening of the exhibition "Sandro Miller: I am Papua New Guinea"

September in Chicago is full of incredible art exhibitions all over the city, and we've kicked off this art season with a bang with the opening of Sandro Miller: I am Papua New Guinea! We would like to thank everyone who came to the opening reception on Friday, September 6. The night was a big … Continue reading Sandro Miller: I am Papua New Guinea Opens at CEG!

The Met Acquires Work by Michael Koerner!

Image: DNA #7805L - #7810R, 2018 by Michael Koerner. Abstract composition that is primarily green and black.

Acquisition Alert! The Metropolitan Museum of Art has acquired two works by Michael Koerner! The two, unique pieces are made from collodion on tin and are part of the artist's series My DNA. Michael Koerner (Okinawa, Japan, 1963) is the oldest of five brothers. Due to genetic abnormalities and cancer, he is the only remaining … Continue reading The Met Acquires Work by Michael Koerner!

Jess T. Dugan Selected as a Finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize

Image: Hank, 76, and Samm, 67, Little Rock, AR, 2016. A photographic portrait of two nongender conforming adults. They both wear sports jackets and hats and sit facing the viewer while holding hands.

We are thrilled to announce that Jess T. Dugan has been selected as a finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture! Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of identity, gender, sexuality, and community through photographic portraiture. She received her MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago, her Master … Continue reading Jess T. Dugan Selected as a Finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize

Preview of EXPO CHICAGO 2019!

Image: A crowd standing in an art gallery with the text "EXPO ART WEEK" going across the center.

Please join us September 19 - 22, 2019 for EXPO CHICAGO, the international exposition of contemporary and modern art. EXPO CHICAGO has established the city of Chicago as a preeminent art fair destination, opening the fall art season every September at the historic Navy Pier. Now entering its eighth edition, EXPO CHICAGO presents artwork from … Continue reading Preview of EXPO CHICAGO 2019!