Behind The Orange Door: The Thoma Art Foundation Builds a Collection to Share With the World
By ANNA DOBROWOLSKI
How do we experience and collect art today? In this interview, the Thomas discuss their journey into the world of art collecting in the digital age.Learn More
Ebony G. Patterson: The Interactivity of Visual Appeal
Before the stay-at-home order was in place in Chicago Ebony G. Patterson, an artist who has become known for her large-scale, multi-layered, intricate installations, was working towards two upcoming exhibitions, one as part of the 2020 Liverpool Biennial and the other at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, which was scheduled to open in May.
“I’m somebody who moves a lot,” Patterson says, “and in moving a lot, what happens when you’re asked to remain still?
Publisher's Letter, Summer 2020: Subject to Change
Chicago Gallery News was founded in 1982/1983 as a means of promoting openings in the then-brand-new gallery district of River North. From a group of 16, the number and locations of galleries exploded over the years. Friday night openings were the place to be.
That tradition continued until COVID-19 obliterated the familiar art rituals and gatherings we took for granted – art fairs, summer markets, gallery walks, artist talks, preview parties, end of year MFA shows – the cultural connectivity that powers the art scene has been put on hold.Learn More