This video represents the continuation of our Facing Change: Documenting America (FCDA) series. FCDA is a non-profit collective of prominent photographers and writers who have come together to explore the United States during one of the most enduring times in the nation’s history. The work of Carlos Javier Ortiz, one of the FCDA photographers, sheds […]
Artist and University of Chicago professor Laura Letinsky speaks about the exhibition at The Renaissance Society by Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1994) and about the influence of the museum’s Director Susanne Ghez.
“Chicago”, Sarah Morris’s tenth film, investigates the psychology, architecture and aesthetic of the American city made all the more resonant in the wake of President Obama’s administration. When Mies van der Rohe emigrated to American in 1938, with the help of Philip Johnson, and was established as the Head of Architecture at the Illinois Institute […]
John White: Portrait of Black Chicago The following essay is adapted from a longer article by Bruce I. Bustard, the curator of Portrait of Black Chicago. The DOCUMERICA Project, 1971-77 If I were to begin describing to you a collection of photographs in the National Archives, taken in the early and mid-1970s by photographers on […]
Photographer Brian Ulrich, featured in the Walker Art Center’s 2008 exhibition Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes, discusses his work with writer Paul Schmelzer.