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MCA exhibition ‘S, M, L, XL’ engages with all shapes, sizes

MCA exhibition ‘S, M, L, XL’ engages with all shapes, sizes

Tiffany Freeman

May 17, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Size does matter, according to the recent exhibition, “S, M, L, XL,” at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). The exhibit held four works in varying sizes, spanning five decades with Robert Morris’ two works from the early 1960s. Constructed to be interactive, the sculptures achieved what each artist had ...

Review: MCA’s Doris Salcedo retrospective

Review: MCA’s Doris Salcedo retrospective

Jordan Sarti

February 22, 2015


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The Museum of Contemporary Art’s fourth floor houses Colombian artist Doris Salcedo’s first retrospective.  Salcedo has produced sculptures, installations and public interventions for the last 30 years.  She extensively researches conflict and interviews victims of political violence to inform her work.  Then, using mate...

MCA celebrates renowned Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt

MCA celebrates renowned Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt

Jordan Sarti

January 18, 2015


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Chicago is celebrating long-time resident and prolific abstract sculptor Richard Hunt this year.  In addition to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) exhibition, the Chicago Cultural Center is hosting another survey of his work, on display in its galleries until the end of March. Read More »...

Review: ‘Body Doubles’ at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Jordan Sarti

November 6, 2014


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Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) premiered a new exhibition last Saturday, titled “Body Doubles.”  The exhibit’s focus is on the body and its shifting identity, calling to attention issues of gender, race, and class.  As per the labels, “Body Doubles” recognizes that the body is...

Playlist: Happy David Bowie Day, Chicago!

Playlist: Happy David Bowie Day, Chicago!

Summer Concepcion

September 23, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

"We can be heroes, just for one day" David Bowie sang on his hit song "Heroes." And today Bowie gets to have his own day. Last week Mayor Rahm Emanuel declared Sept. 23 as David Bowie Day in Chicago, coinciding with the opening of the Museum of Contemporary Art's "David Bowie Is" exhibition archiving Bowie's personal items from the pa...

‘David Bowie Is’ better than ever

‘David Bowie Is’ better than ever

Andrew Morrell

September 22, 2014


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Ground control to DePaul students: The Museum of Contemporary Art is debuting a one-of-a-kind exhibit. “David Bowie Is” debuts at the MCA Sept. 23, and an exhibit celebrating one of pop culture's greatest minds couldn't come sooner. Thanks to an extensive archive of costumes, artwork, sheet mu...

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