David Leggett: Black Drawls, open through 12/17

Black Drawls, the first large-scale presentation of artwork by Chicago-based David Leggett, presents paintings, drawings, ceramic sculptures, wall decals, and installations that challenge hierarchies of taste and power in art and popular culture. Utilizing the surfaces of his paintings and drawings as an empty plane onto which he drops a series of iconic and intertwined references, Leggett layers juxtapositions that are funny, absurd, and cuttingly poignant. More»

Deadline for spring internship applications, 1/3/17

Gallery 400 is currently taking applications for internships in the spring 2017 semester! The Gallery 400 internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to broaden their educational and professional experience by working at one of the nation’s most vibrant university galleries, showcasing work at the leading edge of contemporary art, architecture, and design. Apply today! More»

Embodiment Abstracted: The Influence of Yvonne Rainer, opening 1/13

Embodiment Abstracted: The Influence of Yvonne Rainer gathers together recent works by artists who take up Yvonne Rainer’s experimental approach to the body as a material in the 1960s and explore its political implications with fresh eyes. These artists mobilize Rainer’s abstracted version of ordinary movement to create situations or tell stories in which the particular ways bodies perform tasks or give in to gravity, or simply the paths through space that their daily lives require, become as much or more significant than markers of cultural identity or difference. More»