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Remembering Barbara

A new scholarship and recent exhibition pay tribute to a much-loved SAIC professor and artist who influenced everyone who met her.

Sound Gardener

For the past three decades, Ian Schneller (MFA 1986) has been carving out a career in sound.

A Machine for Producing Monsters

After World War II, the Monster Roster— a group of predominantly SAIC artists led by Leon Golub—established a deeply existential and fiercely independent Chicago style that had a lasting impact on American art.

News from Nowhere: Chicago Laboratory

An interdisciplinary group of international artists, designers, and collaborators presented new possibilities by bringing the end of the world to Chicago.

SAIC at the 2014 Whitney Biennial

A record number of SAIC alumni and faculty members took part in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

Supporting Student Voices

Since 1994, SAIC’s Student Union Galleries (SUGs) has helped hundreds of students find a forum for their voices and an outlet for their innovative, challenging work.

Artist-Run Alternative

Deeply connected to SAIC, the Randolph Street Gallery supported the noncommercial and championed the experimental.

What Is the Proper Way to Display the US Flag?: An Interview with Dread Scott

Dread Scott (BFA 1989) talks about the provocative work that the President of the United States deemed “disgraceful.”

N.A.M.E. Fame

For more than 20 years, N.A.M.E. Gallery showed experimental work and provided a platform for the "genuine oddballs and visionaries" of their generation.

SAIC and the Armory Show

In 1913 SAIC students greeted modernism and Matisse with disdain and a mock trial.