Nearly a century ago, progressive artists in Central and Eastern Europe demanded that true art revolutionize objects and habits of daily life. Their new ideas responded to innovative images of the industrial marketplace, nascent mass media and urban popular culture.
Local museums often stack their summer schedules offering something special for tourists and locals alike. Eight Forty-Eight’s Alison Cuddy recently checked out one of these current exhibitions, Motor Cocktail at the Museum of Contempoary Art.
Chicago's Joffrey Ballet is planning to lock out its dancers this week over labor negotiations.The Joffrey sent a letter to its dancers telling them to clean out their lockers and turn in their keys by Thursday.