If you’ve walked past the Museum of Contemporary Art at all in the past two months, you’ve probably done a double take at the giant bone with a yellow telephone attached to it towering over you on the sidewalk. PhoneBone is just one of the sculptures by artist Mark Handforth on display outside the MCA…
American cities are large and diverse, but despite living side-by-side with different groups and cultures, we don’t often know much about our neighbors. A show at the Chicago History Museum helps change that..
When you sit at a computer all day, cool graphic design, photo-montages and manipulated images are nothing new. But when artists from Central and Eastern Europe decided in the early 20th century to apply modernist sensibilities to everyday objects, it was groundbreaking.
As he winds down his last few days in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley is reflecting on his legacy and the kind of honor he’d like after he ends his 22-year run at City Hall this coming Monday.
A one-ton whale skull made it inside the Field Museum with one inch to spare on Tuesday after very slow, painstaking work by a 10-man rigging crew setting up the new “Giants of the Deep” exhibit.
Equestrians and horse lovers will flock to the Field Museum starting today, as a new exhibit opens depicting horses as the most important animal to ever interact with humans.
The Field Museum is giving visitors what might be described literally as a golden opportunity. PHOTO GALLERY