Artist Hank Willis Thomas ‘unbrands” advertising culture at the Block Museum of Art

Exhibition opens April 14 at Block Museum and continues through Aug. 5 Who is responsible for the meaning of an advertisement?  How do ads reflect society’s hopes and dreams at a moment in time, as well as popular ideas about race, gender, and class? Renowned conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas (b.1976) has built his career […]

Block Board of Advisors donates $1m to establish endowment

Museum raises funds and artworks totaling $18.8 million toward “We Will” Campaign The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University announced today that members of its board of advisors have contributed more than $1 million to establish the Block Board of Advisors Endowment Fund at Northwestern. Income from the fund will support collections, exhibitions, publications […]