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December 12, 2019

One of the Best Art Books of the Decade Published by Dushko Petrovich's Paper Monument

ARTnews has named Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000–2015, one of the best art books of the decade. The book was published by Paper Monument, the nonprofit art press of Assistant Professor Dushko Petrovich (New Arts Journalism). 

Re:Tool 21 participants  (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)

December 11, 2019

SAIC and Joyce Foundation's Program, RE-TOOL 21 Featured in Chicago Tribune

RE-TOOL 21, a collaboration between SAIC and the Joyce Foundation was featured in the Chicago Tribune.

December 4, 2019

Lori Waxman Receives the 2019 Jean Goldman Book Prize

SAIC Senior Lecturer Lori Waxman (MA 2001, Art History, Theory, and Criticism, New Arts Journalism) was awarded the 2019 Jean Goldman Book Prize for her book, Keep Walking Intently: The Ambulatory Art of the Surrealists, the Situationist International, and Fluxus. 

Cover Jesse Ball's Novel, Divers' Game

December 4, 2019

Jesse Ball's Novel Selected as One of the Best Books of 2019

The New Yorker has selected The Divers' Game, by SAIC Writing Program faculty member Jesse Ball, as one of the best books of 2019.

Leslie Darling, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

December 3, 2019

Leslie Darling Appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Leslie Darling has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel of the Art Institute of Chicago, overseeing legal operations for both the School and museum.

Terracotta Moonjar at Beyond Tradition exhibition at Numeroventi gallery, Florence, Italy (2019) (Courtesy the Artist)

November 27, 2019

The Architect's Newspaper Interviews Alum Yoon-Young Hur

Yoon-Young Hur (BFA 2006) was featured in the Architect's Newspaper about how she channls architecture into her ceramic work, which is deeply rooted in her Korean heritage. 

November 26, 2019

The New York Times Highlights Exhibition on Wars in Iraq, Curated by Ruba Katrib

The New York Times  highlighted a current exhibition at MoMA PS1, Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011, co-curated by Ruba Katrib (BA 2004).

November 22, 2019

Jeffrey Gibson's Exhibit Included on Newcity’s “Art Top 5”

At Kavi Gupta, the exhibition CAN YOU FEEL IT by MacArthur Fellow Jeffery Gibson (BFA 1995) features abstracted paintings, colorful punching bags, and patterned quilts. 

November 22, 2019

Re:Working Labor Featured on Hyperallergic

Re:Working Labor, the current exhibition in the Sullivan Galleries, was recently spotlighted in Hyperallergic.

Hatch Chicago Artists Coalition Recipients

November 22, 2019

Chicago Artists Coalition Selects Nine Alums for Its HATCH Residency

Nine SAIC alums were selected by the Chicago Artists Coalition for its HATCH residency, which supports emerging and midcareer chicago visual artists and curators in their development of artistic and curatorial practices.   

November 21, 2019

Walter Hood Spotlighted in Architectural Digest

Walter Hood (MFA 2013) and his Oakland, California, based design firm, Hood Design Studio were recently spotlighted in an article in Architectural Digest.

November 20, 2019

Sharing My First-Generation Story: Joseph Josue Mora

Joseph Josue Mora (BFA 2018), multidisciplinary artist and educator, shares his experience as a first-generation college graduate.

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