The Block Museum of Art is pleased to announce that Janet Dees, The Steven and Lisa Munster Tananbaum Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art has received a Curatorial Research Fellowship from the Warhol Foundation. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts will award a total of $413,500 in Fall 2018 Curatorial Research Fellowships. Fellows will […]
Each September, EXPO CHICAGO opens the fall art season at historic Navy Pier and presents artworks from 135 leading galleries representing 27 countries and 63 cities. EXPO also offers the opportunity to introduce artists and arts professionals from around the world to Chicago’s art offerings. As part of this year’s student guide to the fair […]
On September 17th, 2016 the Block Museum will open the exhibition Keep the Shadow, Ere the Substance Fade: Mourning during the AIDS Crisis in the Katz Gallery. This unique exhibition curated by Block Museum fellow C.C. McKee, juxtaposes objects and artworks related to mourning from the Victorian Era and with those created during the AIDS crisis. […]
Art writer Lee Ann Norman profiled four Chicago-based curators in her July 2016 article Chicago Curators Are Expanding the Cultural Conversation from the Inside Out. Focusing on Yesomi Umolu of the Logan Center at the University of Chicago, independent gallerist Erin Gilbert, and Naomi Beckwith of the Museum of Contemporary Art as well as Block Museum curator Janet […]
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Our spring/summer 2012 issue features an interview with Block Museum senior curator Debora Wood, information on the upcoming transformation of the Block′s neighborhood, and more. Download it here (pdf) Block Museum members will also receive the printed document in the mail. Not a member? Join now!
Hear Block Museum senior curator Debora Wood talk about Polaroids: Mapplethorpe and From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings from the Prado and watch a slide show of images from both exhibitions. (12:48 minutes). Thank you to the Northwestern University Department of Academic and Research Technologies.