Regarding The Missing Objects
Guest curated by the art historian and critic, Ruslana Lichtzier, the exhibition Regarding the Missing Objects presents artworks by eight contemporary artists that draw attention to the schism between artistic knowledge production and institutional power while spotlighting the hidden force of censorship in forming both aspects.
Football Practice is an experiment in visualizing the archetypes, stereotypes, and desires that are enmeshed in the narratives of professional sports.
Lola Ayisha Ogbara: Hues of Black & Blue
Hues of Black & Blue presents new work by artist Lola Ayisha Ogbara made during her year-long Ceramics Apprenticeship at the Art Center in 2021.
Lemme Know When You Make It
Curated in collaboration with the Youth Board of Artists, this year’s teen exhibition brings together work by young artists from Teen Programs, teaching artists, exhibiting, and residency artists. The exhibition’s title refers to the caring reminder Chicago teens text to check that their friends arrived home safely and alludes to “making it” as creatives of many types. Works in the exhibition explore themes of collective safety, movement of people throughout the city and world, diasporic identities, boundaries crossed either physically or metaphorically, and coming of age on the South Side of the city.
Stan VanDerBeek: Panels for the Walls of the World: Phase I, 1970
The hundreds of collages made by VanDerBeek over fifty years ago on 8.5 x 14 inch pieces of paper to make “Panels for the Walls of the World” used daily newspaper headlines regarding persistent, interrelated worldwide issues of racism, war, poverty, and divisive politicians alongside advertisements featuring images of perfected bodies, commodities and abundant food.
Artists Run Chicago: In Focus at EXPO Chicago
Hyde Park Art Center participates in EXPO CHICAGO by featuring artists participating in artist-run spaces in Chicago.
Toolbox @ Twenty: The Seldoms
Experimental dance troupe, The Seldoms partners with visual artists to create unique multidisciplinary art installations that are activated by choreographed bodies.