In honor of the 80th anniversary of the Holodomor-Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago (UIMA)organized the exhibition “Artists Respond to... More > Genocide”.
The exhibition addresses genocides of the world, the deliberate massacre of millions of people targeted on the basis of group membership – such as ethnic, national, cultural, and religious.
This exhibition features the work of 20 local, national, and international artists, including: Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak, Evhen Prokopov & Orest Baranyk, Harold L. Cohen, Klaus Eyting, Christine Forni, Larysa Kurylas, Jason LaMantia, Arthur Lerner, Jackie Moses, Bonnie Peterson, Klaus Pinter, Mary Porterfield, Dominic Sansone, Susanne Slavick, Marzena Ziejka, Eden Unluata, Erika Uzmann, Mandy Cano Villalobos and Pat Zalisko.< Less
Catalog for the exhibition at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago, showcasing art and design by students of Moholy-Nagy’s schools from 1937-1955: the New Bauhaus, School of Design... More > in Chicago and Institute of Design – with special emphasis on the Foundation Course exercises. In addition, life work of both teachers and students from this early period will be shown, from 1937 to the present.
Representing more than eighty individuals, the vast majority of the exhibit is work that has never before been seen. Material has been provided through the generous loans from private collections, in addition to work from the UIMA permanent collection and the Bauhaus Chicago Committee Archive & Collection.< Less
The artist Stanislav Grezdo is no stranger to the workings of the gears and levers of totalitarian propaganda or the visual machinery of religious idolatry. He grew up in the Czechoslovakia of the... More > former Soviet bloc, under the Communist state apparatus of repression, in the midst of the baroque art of the Catholic Church. His work subverts the bombast of the authoritarian state and the solemnities of religious piety with a set of symbols even more grimly mechanical and rigidly pious than those he so drily quotes. His icons are the work of an iconoclast.< Less
Catalog for the solo exhibition of one of Chicago’s great abstractionists, painter and sculptor Thomas Kapsalis.
The focus of this exhibition is Kapsalis’s works from 1990-2013, and... More > features works in various media, such as paintings, sculptures in metal, wood, and recycled materials. Many of the works were created in the past decade, and have never been publicly exhibited.
Kapsalis’s combinations of colors and shapes are masterfully composed, making his work visually very attractive. But there is more in Kapsalis’s work than geometric abstraction - the titles of the works will open the door to another dimension of his works. They reveal something about the artist and his observations of everyday life, sometime intellectual, sometime with humor, but always with perspective of an American Artist.< Less