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Walter Netsch: The Art

Architect Walter Netsch designed and built his famously fantastic and unusual Chicago home and filled it with unique objects and artwork that inspired him. Besides his own paintings, drawings and sculptures, he surrounded himself with work from...

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Speculating on Urbanism

Urbanisman interest in the citydoes not have a specific disciplinary home. It can reside in economics, in planning, in sociology, and in many other fields. What, then, does urbanism mean within the context of architecture? For me, urbanism has...

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America in Transition

When County Clerk Kim Davis got out of jail for refusing to honor the rights of gays and lesbians who wanted to marry, she was met by hundreds of cheering fans. Could you imagine being a trans kid in Kentucky watching the event? The fact that so many people heralded her heroism shows just how divided our country is.
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Highlights from the Library

Gallery 400s library contains a comprehensive collection of publications from art fairs and biennials, solo and group exhibition catalogues, artist publications, art history monographs, audiovisual media, periodicals, and newsletters. The...

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Expanded Moments in a Changing City

I was born in Mexico and my family moved to a suburb about an hour away from Chicago when I was young. And so, while Im not a resident of Chicago, I am very aware of the many changes the city is facing.

I visited Pilsen for the first time several...