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Georges Rouault
George's Rouault's suite "Misery and War" is a visual critique of a bleak era, and mixes modernist expressionism with powerful religiosity. More...


“California Fibers: A Matter of Time”
Artists affiliated with the "California Fibers" group remind us just how varied fiber art is in terms of media and technique. These are not your grandmother's textiles. and often display content and commentary beyond the innovative methods. More...


Etsuko Ichikawa and Peter Olson
Etsuko Ichikawa’s serene works and Peter Olson’s brash ones, divergent as they are, show both artists are alchemists of a sort. More...


Duane Michals
Duane Michals is not your ordinary celebrity photographer even though cultural royalty stands central in his body of work. More...


Adrian Piper
In addition to being part of the first wave of conceptual art, Adrian Piper evolved to encompass interactive performance, making charged socio-political work, and intermittently creating poetic images and objects throughout. More...


Project Blue Boy
Project Blue Boy constitutes an unusual blend of rather unique if not standard performance art and public engagement. More...


John Fraser
John Fraser works with mixed media and found objects to create abstract constructions, 27 of which comprise this exhibition. More...


Frohawk Two Feathers
Frengland is a fictional colonial empire, and it serves as the aesthetic foundation for the art of Umar Rashid, aka Frohawk Two Features. More...


Sharon Ellis
Sharon Ellis interprets nature by observing with care and internalizing its forces. It is her rich use of pattern set dramatically against fields of color that produces dreamlike visions that are mesmerizing to look at. More...


Jo Ann Callis
Jo Ann Callis' photography, sculptures and paintings are witty, sensual and unexpected, even after more than 40 years of practice. It is the photography she is best known for, images that offer suggestions but not clear answers. More...


“Group Therapy”
Outlandish pseudoscience of the 19th century informs the artists included in "Group Therapy', who use it to make more serious points. More...


“Living with Clay”
"Living with Clay" provides some answers to the question why some people amass large collections of ceramic art. More...


Catherine Wagner
Using photography to examine social forces and institutions that shape it is Catherine Wagner's forté. She conveys the inherent beauty of scientific and cultural artifacts while maintaining an objective distance. More...


Tonika Lewis Johnson
Tonika Lewis Johnson interviews Chicago residents on opposite north and south ends of longitudinal running streets. Not surprisingly the neighborhoods they reflect are utterly different. The point, though, is that Johnson brings these "Map Twins" together. More...


“In Red Ink”
The ghost of Edward Curtis both informs and stimulates push back from this group of Native American contemporary artists. More...


“Casa Tomada”
The title translates as "House Taken Over" for this group show centered on the subject of occupation. Setting that aside, this is about as diverse a use of media and geographical distribution as anything you care to imagine. More...


Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
Brimming with both symbolism and narrative skill, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith's survey proves fascinating and morally charged. More...


Eric Beltz
Eric Beltz combines landscape, astronomy and graphic-novel fantasy in ultra-meticulous night skies full of intricate patterns. They verge on abstraction, the more so they permit our imagination to assert itself. More...


Nicholas Galanin
Whose land we are living on and what that means are questions that drive Nicholas Galanin's work. His mixed heritage, both Native American and settler, informs his visual critique of both. More...


Richard Diebenkorn
This survey of Richard Diebenkorn's early work takes us through the numerous approaches the artist took before arriving at the style for which he is best known. More...

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