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DPAM puts focus on Chicago

DPAM puts focus on Chicago

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Art is a reflection of self and, by extension the society in which we live. That was clearer than ever before at the most recent art opening at the DePaul Art Museum on Jan. 11. The event was free and open to the public and featured two exhibitions from influential Chicago artists Barbara Jones-Hogu fr...

Making new history at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Making new history at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Sarah Julien

October 16, 2017


Filed under News

Imagine the historic, decaying St. Stephen’s Church in Hyde Park re-imagined, restored and repurposed. Instead of the space being used as a traditional religious sanctuary, what if the church was transformed and featured a community swimming pool? Read More »...

Chicago museums offer unique Summer experiences

Pat Mullane

July 14, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

While it may seem hard to believe, the summer season of Chicago offers much more than the countless savvy music festivals, movies in the parks, and the mouthwatering food festivals.  Beyond Lollapalooza and the Taste, Chicago is home to some of the fascinating and engrossing museums—from the third...

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

Gabriella Mikiewicz

October 12, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) recently opened a new exhibition showcasing the work of Chicago-based artist Matt Siber. The exhibition, called “Idol Structures,” opened Sept. 9. Read More »...

Julie Rodrigues Widholm named DePaul Art Museum director

Julie Rodrigues Widholm named DePaul Art Museum director

Kirsten Onsgard

July 1, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The university announced today that Museum of Contemporary Art curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm has been named director of the DePaul Art Museum, beginning Aug. 31. Read More »...

DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Liminal Structure’ sees Chicago through a new lens

DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Liminal Structure’ sees Chicago through a new lens

Lindsay Goldstein

May 31, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Last October, artists Lauren Bon, Tristan Duke and Richard Nielsen brought a giant shipping container to Chicago.  That shipping container had been fashioned into a giant photography device, called a liminal camera, and the three artists drove it around the city in coordination with the annual Chicago Humanities Festival ­...

‘Glowing Wavelengths’ opens at DePaul Art Museum

‘Glowing Wavelengths’ opens at DePaul Art Museum

Jordan Sarti

May 17, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Sonja Thomsen’s solo show at the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM), “Glowing Wavelengths in Between,” invites viewers to have temporal experiences with light. The show features photographs, sculpture and installations that playfully explore the physical experience of seeing. Thomsen draws from a range of influences, including Sir Isaac Newton, Buckminster Fuller and...

DePaul Art Museum presents ‘Liminal Infrastructure’ May 14

Kirsten Onsgard

April 27, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Pinhole cameras are often the smallest and simplest photographic devices, but as one of the world's largest drove through Chicago as a shipping container, it produced stunning landscape photos of the city. Read More »...

Review: ‘Rooted in Soil’ at DePaul Art Museum

Review: ‘Rooted in Soil’ at DePaul Art Museum

Courtney Jacquin

February 1, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

With snow packed on the ground right now, soil is hard to come by, but the DePaul Art Museum has plenty to go around. Read More »...

DePaul Art Museum blossoms in face of change with ‘Rooted in Soil’

DePaul Art Museum blossoms in face of change with ‘Rooted in Soil’

Courtney Jacquin

January 25, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he upcoming exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum is a pile of dirt. That’s not a bad thing — “Rooted in Soil,” opening Jan. 29, explores the reciprocal relationship between humans and soil. Read More »...

DePaul Art Museum exhibit pays homage to Latino thinkers with ‘Portraits of Liberation Across Latino America’

DePaul Art Museum exhibit pays homage to Latino thinkers with ‘Portraits of Liberation Across Latino America’

Nicole Cash

May 27, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life

The large, colorful portraits, made mostly from aerosol, stood up against the white walls while about 50 people filtered in and filled up all the seats. Funky hiphop and smooth Latin music played in the background while the guests enjoyed refreshments and took photos. This was the scene Wednesday n...

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