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Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit redefines understanding of common language, imagery

Next to the street in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art waves a black flag inscribed with the words, “Question Everything.”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 12, 2019

A mile and a half south of City Hall, where Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the City Council and aldermen from the city’s various wards make decisions, “CITY HALL” is emblazoned in bold letters on the front windows of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Next to the street in front of it waves a black flag inscri...

Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit: Amanda Williams

Amanda Williams’ art piece a part of her painted house series, “Color(ed) Theory,” that is currently displayed at the MCA.  (Photo Courtesy of MCA Chicago)

Rachel Fernandez

September 11, 2017

Chicago may be buzzing with excitement over the Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MCA) featured Takashi Murakami exhibit, but just a floor below is a captivating installation featuring the work from local Chicago artist Amanda Williams. Read More »...

Playlist: Happy David Bowie Day, Chicago!

David Bowie performs at Tweeter Center outside Chicago in Tinley Park,IL, USA on August 8, 2002. (Photo: Adam Bielawski / Wikimedia Commons)

Summer Concepcion

September 23, 2014

"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...

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