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‘Monet and Chicago’ is an emotional display of one of the greatest artists of all time

Monet's Water Lillies was finished in 1906 and is on display at the Art Institute.
October 18, 2020

If there must be one word to describe Claude Monet’s work, that word inevitably is light. The light in its all nuances is the main force that consciously or subconsciously catches the eye and takes it...

Businesses experience new beginning in time of crisis

Maria Belokurova standing infront of her business Raw Edge which opened up this summer in Lincoln Square.
September 27, 2020

Maria Belokurova never dreamed she would be opening up her new store, Raw Edge, during a global pandemic. Sandwiched in between Barba Yianni’s Greek Restaurant and The Cask Wine Tasting room in Lincoln...

Local Mexican artist brings hope to Chicago through aerosol wall murals

After the national outrage following the disappearance and death of U.S. soldier Vanessa Guillen, artist Milton Coronado commemorates her memory with a mural in Pilsen.
September 2, 2020

A local Chicano artist is using his passion for aerosol painting to remember the lives of the passing, bringing hope and guidance to the next generation of youth in his community. Mexican artist and...

Director of DePaul Art Museum departs after 5 years

Un autobús pasa en frente del Museo de Arte DePaul.
July 22, 2020

DePaul Art Museum Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm had her final day at DePaul on July 15. She has taken a new position as Director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive....

High-tech Chicago exhibit puts visitors eye-to-eye with MLK

In this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 photo, a visitor experiences
February 28, 2020

Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one of the world's most famous speeches that you notice the creases in his face and then realize the late civil rights leader is looking you...

DePaul alumnus paints depictions of veterans’ lives

Michael Slaughter, a veteran and DePaul alumnus, uses art to draw attention to the city’s homeless population. “Chicago is asleep,” he said.
November 11, 2019

Michael Slaughter wanted what he says all veterans are after: a chance to be part of something that matters after they return to civilian life. Among the issues veterans often face are finding employment,...

Panel at DePaul event proves power of community art

A mural in Back of the Yards
When your community is being upended, sometimes public art is best weapon.
October 23, 2019

The Latinx Cultural Center held a “Fighting Gentrification with Community Art” panel in Munroe Hall this past Wednesday, addressing the way many communities use art as a form of activism against gentrification. Panelists...

New murals under the Fullerton ‘L’ stop examine DePaul’s history

The new murals make 17 of what will eventually be 25 installations that explore different time periods and important figures related to DePaul.
October 6, 2019

As Red, Brown and Purple Line trains rattled past the Fullerton ‘L’ stop on Oct 4, four new murals intended to celebrate the university’s history were unveiled under the tracks. The new pillars...

The plight of VSCO Girls

The plight of VSCO Girls
Young woman that try to stay trendy become ridiculed online
September 30, 2019

Living in the digital age, trends come to life — and die just as quickly — right before our eyes on social media. If you’ve spent any time online in the last month or so—particularly on TikTok—...

Navigating Chicago’s art scene

The Chicago Theatre, which is sometimes called the “Wonder Theatre of the World,” has hosted some of the world’s greatest performers, from Duke Ellington to Robin Williams.
Being a new student at a new school — and possibly living in a new city — may be intimidating, but both Chicago and DePaul’s arts scenes offer a warm welcome.
September 23, 2019

For many, the start of a new school year can mean lots of stress. But when living in a city as exciting as Chicago, you’ll soon learn there’s more to be excited about than stressed. As you settle into...

DePaul Art Museum premieres 3 new exhibits in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Biennial

September 16, 2019

Three exhibits — “Julia Fish: bound by spectrum,” ‘Remember Where You Are,” and “Architectural Annotations” — premiered at the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) Sept. 12., each giving a nod to the...

Seniors make studio debut at DePaul Art Museum

Seniors make studio debut at DePaul Art Museum
June 14, 2019

For the past 10 weeks, 15 especially creative DePaul students have been focused on one thing — their studio exhibition debut. As part of the Senior Studio Seminar, graduating Art, Media and Design students...

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