A documentary playing at the Siskel Film Center Sunday afternoon aims to tell the complicated story of a prolific local artist.
A new art installation in Grant Park was damaged – apparently overnight – and today pieces that broke off the artwork are still visible on the ground.
The city of Chicago and the CTA unveiled renderings on Monday for original artwork that will be installed on eight South Side Red Line stations between the Cermak-Chinatown stop and the 87th Street Station.
The Ed Paschke Art Center opened Sunday in Jefferson Park – a tribute to the internationally acclaimed Chicago artist who died 10 years ago.
Chris Knight was trying to make his living as a photographer until almost a year ago. And then came the flags.
Vandals struck overnight in Grant Park, defacing a popular art installation of human figures in the park near the corner of Michigan and Jackson.
School officials say for five years some students have been taking those classes online. Parents, though, were surprised to learn of the program. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
No matter what kind of art you’re into, you can probably find it at the Gold Coast Art Fair this weekend.
Chicago is synonymous with classic architecture, and public art projects like the Picasso and the so-called “Bean” at Millennium Park. Now there’s a newly unveiled light sculpture project in the South Loop. We asked 2- investigator Pam Zekman to check out how much it cost. And who is paying for it?
Students at the Kenwood high school are taught traditional subjects through the lens of art. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Here are my top five events for December. Go to them. That’s the point of this article.
“The Curators Of Dixon School” looks at the relationship between artworks on display at the CPS school and its influence on youngsters. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley, a Dixon alum, reports.
The Bucktown Arts fest has grown to become a neighborhood tradition and one of the city’s premier arts festivals showcasing close to 200 participating artists, plus countless musicians, dancers, poets, performers and attracting more than 30,000 visitors annually…
Printers’ Ball is a party in celebration of everything print! Free beer, free books, free entertainment, what could be better? No, really, what?
Three robbers posing as delivery men entered a north suburban home, knocked down and duct-taped the elderly residents, and stole several pieces of artwork valued at more than $100,000.
If you want to display contemporary art in your home, for free, there’s another option now besides letting your kids loose with fingerpaint on your walls.
When you look at a painting or drawing, you’re not surprised when you see artwork that’s abstract or presents a spin on its subject. But with photography, there’s the sense that what you’re seeing is an accurate depiction of the world. However, that’s not always the case—a show at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, “Limits of Photography,” explores what happens when artists challenge the medium and manipulate it in compelling ways.
With its beat bartop and barstools, and chairs that look like they came from a thrift shop, Hungry Brain looks like a dive. But in the good kind of way. If it looks worn down, it’s because it’s been well loved…
The strange object that sits on top of the Art Institute of Chicago looks like it comes from another world. It resembles an insect, with a ball in the middle, two solar panels sticking out from the sides like wings, and three legs anchoring it to the ground. The object is an installation by artist Spencer Finch called “Lunar” and it’s completely surreal set against the Chicago skyline…
The images in “Crime Unseen,” the Museum of Contemporary Photography’s latest show, are lurid, dark, and incredibly captivating. Each of the photographers takes pictures of crime scenes, well after the crime has occurred…