October 12, 2018

Assistant Fashion Design Professor Abigail Glaum-Lathbury Interviewed about First Lady's Fashion Choices

Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design department Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (BFA 2006) talks to the Chicago Tribune about First Lady Melania Trump's fashion choices. 

October 11, 2018

SAIC Community Members in the Chicago International Film Festival

The 54th Chicago International Film Festival opened yesterday with several SAIC community members on the roster. 

October 4, 2018

Newcity Film 50 Celebrates SAIC Faculty and Alums

SAIC faculty and alums were celebrated in Newcity's "Film 50" issue celebrating the work of 50 influential filmmakers in Chicago. 

October 4, 2018

Ambitious New Book Tells the History of Art in Chicago

Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to the present.

October 2, 2018

EXPO CHICAGO's Interview Marathon Featured SAIC Faculty and Alums

EXPO CHICAGO's Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon featured interviews with SAIC faculty and alums led by Hans Ulrich Obrist. 

October 2, 2018

Tania Bruguera Debuts Interactive Art Installation at Tate Modern

This year's Hyundai Commission at Tate Modern features an interactive art installation by political activisit, artist, and SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016). 

“Bessie Smith,” 1950 |Private collection. © The Charles White Archives. Photo: © Museum Associates/LACMA |Image courtesy "The New York Times"

October 1, 2018

The New York Times Covers Upcoming Charles White Retrospective at MoMA

The New York Times recently published an article about Charles White (SAIC 1937–38) and a review of the Museum of Modern Art's Charles White: A Retrospective, which traveled from the Art Institute of Chicago and opened on October 7.

September 28, 2018

Yvette Mayorga Bakes a Different Kind of Cake in Upcoming Exhibit

Yvette Mayorga's (MFA 2016) cake-like sculptures depict Mexican immigrants' version of the American dream in her upcoming display at the Roman Susan Art Foundation. 

Photograph source: "Time Out Chicago," Courtesy The Art Institute of Chicago Karl Wirsum. "Screamin’ Jay Hawkins," 1968.

September 27, 2018

The Hairy Who? Still Fresh and Outrageous

The Art Institute of Chicago's recently opened exhibit The Hairy Who?

Photograph of Eugenia Cheng courtesy WGN Radio

September 27, 2018

Eugenia Cheng Discusses The Art of Logic on WGN Radio

Adjunct Professor in the Liberal Arts department Eugenia Cheng discussed her book The Art of Logic and how abstract mathematics helps her understand other people on the Brian Noonan Show at WGN Radio

September 24, 2018

SAIC Awarded 2018 Organizational Grant from the Graham Foundation

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts announced the recipients of its 2018 organizational grants, providing funding to foster experimentation, creativity, and discourses in architecture to 53 grantees totaling $609,500.

September 20, 2018

SAIC Is Making Waves at EXPO CHICAGO

SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

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