| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule.
It turns out that the tumult of the Jeffrey Deitch years has led to an exhibition drought....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:33 PM
A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
| Jul 27, 2014
Filmmaker George Lucas wants to build a museum of "narrative art" — "Star Wars" memorabilia and other popular works — on Chicago's lakefront, south of Soldier Field. Some park advocates oppose it, citing the law requiring an open lakefront....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:00 AM
But will it feature the swan dress?
The trend of celebrity-themed exhibitions at major art museums took an indie-hipster twist with the announcement this week that Icelandic pop star Björk will be the subject of a retrospective exhibition at New York'...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Each year, a unique piece of artwork is commissioned to mark the Printers Row Lit Fest. It is used on the cover of the Chicago Tribune's special section about the Lit Fest and on posters announcing the book fair.
For this year's Lit Fest poster, which...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
“Family Guy” made a brief visit to Chicago during Sunday’s episode, “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” And like most things “Family Guy,” it was both funny and insulting.
Peter is sent on a business trip...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:29 PM
I would like to preface this article by saying that I have great respect for the City of Chicago and its citizens. I think this is made clear by the amount of time, energy and money I put into constructing a building that has won the highest acclaim on...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Mike Myers' directorial debut, the documentary "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," is the story of one of Hollywood's most famous talent managers. As portrayed in the film, which made its New York premiere Thursday at MoMA, Gordon nurtured the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has collected video games (Pac-Man, anyone?), digital fonts and the @ symbol. Now it has added a downloadable app to its permanent collection: Bjork's 2011 album "Biophilia," which was made available as an app...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With "National Gallery," documentary helmer Frederick Wiseman expands his focus from chronicling the day-to-day of U.S. institutions to include the famous London art museum. It is his third film to play in Cannes, after "The Last Letter" and "Boxing Gym."...