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February 9, 2018

Cheryl Pope Takes Part in Art in Ad Places Project

Faculty member in the Contemporary Practices department Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) was part of a yearlong guerrilla project that replaced New York City advertising with art.

February 5, 2018

Uncertain Times Have Chicagoans Turning to History

CHICAGO–Following a year where many Americans harbored growing doubts about global stability and international relations, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is offering a rare introspective of the Vietnam War through a film series at its Gene Siskel Film Center for students and members of the public. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War on Film features a new film about the Vietnam and Cambodian Wars each week, followed by a discussion. 

February 5, 2018

Jon Cates Proves How Something So Wrong Can Be So Right

Jon Cates, associate professor in the Departments of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation and Art History, Theory, and Criticism, is on the Wrong Council at the Wrong Biennale, and it's all right.

February 2, 2018

Vietnam War Film Series Curated by Nora Annesley Taylor Featured on WBEZ

Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History Nora Annesley Taylor (Art History, Theory, and Criticism) was recently interviewed by Chicago-based radio station WBEZ.

February 1, 2018

Thao-Nguyen Phan Discusses Rolex Mentorship with Wallpaper

Thao-Nguyen Phan (Post-Bac 2011, MFA 2014), an alum from the School's Painting and Drawing department, was selected for the Rolex Mentor & Protégé Arts Initiative last year.

February 1, 2018

Eugenia Cheng Appears on BBC Radio

From your screens on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, to the pages of the New York Times and Chicago Tribune, SAIC scientist-in-residence Eugenia Cheng is no stranger to high-profile interviews. Aside from discussing what drove her to category theory, Cheng also defends mathematics against charges of stodginess and a lack of creativity.  "Doing mathematics is not about being a human calculator," she says

February 1, 2018

Playing with Paintings

Alum's creative and teaching practices thrive at SAIC.

January 31, 2018

Linda Keane Wins Creative Achievement Award

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) honors architectural educators for their exemplary work in building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and service.

January 26, 2018

Allison Glenn Appointed Associate Curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

On the heels of her position at Prospect 4, Allison Glenn (Dual MA 2012) will join the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art as the associate curator of contemporary art.

January 26, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Spring Season of Conversations at the Edge Experimental Media Series

CHICAGO—Beginning February 15, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) critically acclaimed series Conversations at the Edge will host a distinguished lineup of screenings, performances and talks by groundbreaking artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of experimental media.

January 25, 2018

Arnold Kemp Featured in Artforum

Artforum's recent winter exhibit previews feature Arnold Kemp, dean of graduate studies and professor in the Department of Painting and Drawing.

January 23, 2018

Rare Interview with Jeff Koons on the Independent

An interview with Jeff Koons (SAIC 1975–76, HON 2008) is included in a recently released anthology called Robert Storr, Interviews on Art.