Collection Spotlight: Como te ven te tratan (How they see you, they treat you), Hector Duarte

Artist: Hector Duarte (Mexican and American, born 1952)Title: Como te ven te tratan (How they see you, they treat you)Year: 2007Medium: Color linoleum cut on paperSize: 15 3/8 in x 11 1/4 inCredit: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, gift of Molly Day and John Himmelfarb, 2007.15.3 “Over time it’s as if the barbed wire forms part of the person.” Quoted in a 2009...

“Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago” sheds new light on Chicago’s rich collections

The Block Museum is proud to be among the many Chicago collections with work on view in Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Loans from The Block collection to the exhibition include; the abstract painting One (1970) by Sam Gilliam; Monochrome und Feuer (1961), a silkscreen triptych by Yves Klein; and the photograph Untitled (Nomsa Brath with earrings designed...