The 35-year-old artist, writer and filmmaker lives and works in London.
Janet and Craig Duchossois made the record-setting $50 million donation, while Robert and Diane Levy contributed $20 million.
Justus Harris was named a Kennedy Center 2018 Citizen Artist Fellow for his art forms visualizing diabetes data.
“I always want to do projects that resonate. I don’t want to make it to Black Hollywood royalty to do projects you forget,” Kimberly Elise said.
The fictional and futuristic African kingdom that served as the setting of this year’s biggest blockbuster “Black Panther” will be the inspiration for
To date, more than $20 million has been distributed via the Driehaus-MacArthur program to more than 430 Chicago-area cultural arts organizations.
The work is the the pop artist’s only full-length portrait.
Men must pay extra for their tickets to see the feminist play “Women Laughing Alone With Salads” to cover the cost of Illinois’ gender wage gap.
Ruby Bridges spoke with the Sun-Times about memories triggered by Linda Brown’s death, and the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.
The artwork, made from 10,000 flattened cans of date syrup, looks like one of the famed Assyrian winged bulls from the ancient city of Nineveh.
For two hours a night, five nights a week and 10 months a year, 200 artworks will be projected onto 115,000 square feet of the southern-facing facade.
These are prints, not originals, but many of the several dozen pieces on loan this year to University of Chicago students are still worth thousands.
City Hall said it is the first time a projection of its size and scope will be completely dedicated to art, with no branding or sponsorship credits.
Noel Gallagher, Brad Paisley and Sergio Mendes are headed here for concerts in the coming days.