This solo exhibition features paintings and drawings that showcase his talent for depicting the familiar in unusual ways, and for conveying the strange with discipline and skill.
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Over a ten-year span, a group of men who were employed in a Chicago steel mill find the bonds of their friendship severely tested as they witness their love and camaraderie escape them as they vehemently pursue what they think is the American Dream.
From the deserts of Rajasthan to the sacred Ganges to the ongoing struggles in Kashmir, photographer Ami Vitale offers a fresh look at the worlds largest democracy and its vibrant people.
Explore the grandeur and complexity of one of the worlds great societies, and find out how this civilization that began in the middle of a lake went on to rapidly become one of the most powerful empires of all time. Trace the rise and fall of the Aztec world exclusively at The Field Museum.
From earthquakes and volcanoes to hurricanes and tornadoes, natures forces have shaped our dynamic planet. Now, uncover the causes of these natural disasters and find out how people cope and adapt in the aftermath. In this interactive, new exhibition, all of natures power is on display at The Field Museum.
Biologist Zeb Hogan leads the National Geographic Megafishes Project, a three-year effort to document the 20-some species of freshwater fish at least 6.5 feet in length or 220 pounds in weight.
Adler Planetarium invites you to take a journey back in time this holiday season and rediscover the story behind the Star of Bethlehem in the family-friendly sky show, Star of Wonder. Carefully exploring modern ideas, Star of Wonder presents a surprising and dramatic conclusion based on ancient astronomical records and recent computer calculations of planet positions.
Tulips on The Magnificent Mile celebrates all that is fresh and new each spring including the bloom of hundreds of thousands of tulips that bloom in The Magnificent Mile.
Feel Magnificent experiencing One of the Great Avenues of the World in peak form during Gardens of The Magnificent Mile from June through September 2009.
Feed your bibliomania at the Newberry’s 25th Annual Book Fair! More than 100,000 donated books have been sorted into 60 categories for your browsing convenience.
This exhibition of new works re-imagines portraiture and the commissioning process.
This exhibition presents the work of fashion photographer Stan Malinowski, who captured of the birth of “supermodels” and 80s vogue, and Nicholas Azzaro’s charged contemporary interpretation.
Chicagos premier chamber music organization presents its First Mondays series, featuring music for violin, viola and piano, broadcast live on WFMT 98.7.
Third Coast Percussion presents a preview of their 2008 09 Chicago concert season, displaying the wide expressive range of modern music for percussion. Third Coast will use instruments ranging from marimbas to drums to tin cans and a conch shell, to perform works of driving intensity, haunting beauty and chaotic fun. This performance is sure to create an experience that is visceral, emotional and intellectually stimulating.
Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7, Chicago’s premier chamber music organization presents clarinetist Larry Combs in recital.