Kerry James Marshall pointed out that his mural of influential women echoes the message of 50-year-old mural on the South Side: “The Wall of Respect.”
His haunting pencil drawings and prints became a prized feature of the Chicago theater scene in the 1980s and ’90s.
One of the 20 prominent women depicted said she hopes the mural will signal to young girls that “there are no limitations.”
Celebs including Tyler Perry, Willem Dafoe and Jason Momoa recall shopping and shivering in Chicago at Christmastime.
Walter Isaacson will host a talk followed by a book signing at the American Writers Museum on Dec. 4.
The coffee table-style book features vintage postcards and both vintage and contemporary photos of Chicago to chronicle the city’s history.
The City of Chicago has designated 2018 as the “Year of Creative Youth.”
“Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil,” now at the Art Institute, is eye-opening an enchanting.
The homeowner also installed a Stormtrooper mannequin in front and outfitted the replica’s cockpit with red LED lights.
“It’s emotional, strange for me coming back nearly 15 years after this object was first thought of,” Kapoor said Tuesday.
The revamping of the city amusement tax code will also raise the taxes on all venues seating more than 1,500 to 9 percent.
Local photographer Dawoud Bey and community leader Rami Nashasibi are among the 24 people chosen for the $625,000 award.
Overton Elementary has fallen into disrepair since CPS shut it down. But for one day, it became an art gallery for students wrestling with emotion.
Third World Press Foundation has published hundreds of titles by black writers, the first African American to win a Pulitzer, Gwendolyn Brooks.