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

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

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor June 11, 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...

Kris Martin, “T. Y. F. F. S.H.,” 2011. Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mary and Earle Ludgin by exchange. © 2011 Kris Martin. (Photo: Robert Wedemeyer. Courtesy of the artist and MARC FOXX, Los Angeles.)

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

Tiffany Freeman May 17, 2015

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’...

Review: MCA’s Doris Salcedo retrospective

Review: MCA’s Doris Salcedo retrospective

Jordan Sarti February 22, 2015

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...

Richard Hunt, “Untitled,” c. 1963. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Mark Maremont, Stephen Maremont, and Kate Maremont Stone in memory of Jill Fischer Maremont. © 1963 Richard Hunt. Photo: Nathan Keay, © Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

MCA celebrates renowned Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt

Jordan Sarti January 18, 2015

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...

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

Jordan Sarti November 6, 2014

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...

Installation view, David Bowie Is, MCA Chicago. Sept. 23-Jan. 4, 2015. Photo: Nathan Keay, The David Bowie Archive. Courtesy of the MCA Chicago.

‘David Bowie Is’ better than ever

Andrew Morrell September 22, 2014

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...

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