Gallery 400 Blog


Being a Woman in the Arts is a Struggle and a Dream

Marwen Art at Work student Isabel Chavez reflects on her summer internship at Gallery 400.

During my time as an intern at Gallery 400, I can say that I have definitely learned a lot these past five weeks. Before entering Gallery 400, I wasnt sure...

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Black Drawls & Interview with David Leggett

The imagery found in David Leggetts art is culled from a myriad of popular culture sources. Cartoon and comic book characters, celebrities, and toys are all enlisted to challenge hierarchies of power through examining race, racism, art history,...


Our New System: A Collection of Source Materials

Our New System, Gallery 400s current exhibition, spotlights Christa Donners new collection of work. Concerned with the complexities of the human organism, she further explores collectivities and spaces for new forms of human sociality. Donners...

Church At The Corner

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...


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...