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

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

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

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 Chicago Architecture Biennial and following a common theme of “remembering where you are,” b...

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

This photo of the Chicago skyline called “Jardine Water Treatment Plant” was taken on Oct. 24, 2014 as part of “Liminal Infrastructure.” (Photo courtesy of Metabolic Studios)

Lindsay Goldstein

May 31, 2015

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

Sonja Thomsen poses with “Trace of Possibility” at the DePaul Art Museum May 14. (DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)

Jordan Sarti

May 17, 2015

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

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 »...

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

Pieces are installed for the new “Rooted in Soil” exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum, which opens Thursday, Jan. 29. (Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Courtney Jacquin

January 25, 2015

[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’

Portraits of Latino liberation thinkers on display at the DePaul
Art Museum as part of the exhibit

Nicole Cash

May 27, 2014

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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