If the name Steve McQueen makes you think of the late American film star, a new show at the Art Institute of Chicago will change that. The exhibition covers 20 years of work by the renowned British artist and filmmaker.
Most people can identify whether or not a piece of art appeals to them--they know it when they see it. But what about the intent of the artist; their history and point of view? Some critics contend that certain artists lack exposure– particularly those who are gay.
The Art Institute of Chicago board just named Douglas Druick as the museum’s new director Wednesday morning.Druick, who’s been serving as the interim director, has been with the institution for 26 years.He headed the department of prints and drawings, as well as the department of medieval to modern
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.