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How the Art World Is Honoring Ellsworth Kelly’s Centenary

A slate of major museum shows—and a generous widower—are honoring the centenary of late artist...

This Weekend, Let Artist Anne Imhof Push All Your Buttons

The opening performances attached to her "Sex" exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago are sure...

Max Lamb’s Chairs Take a Seat at the Art Institute of Chicago

The designer’s first-ever museum show opens next month and will feature one never-before-seen...

Why Architecture and Design Exhibitions Matter

Released today, curator Zoë Ryan’s new book explores the role 11 shows have played in shaping...

Destination: Chicago

All eyes are on America’s Third Coast, which has emerged as a modern incubator for new ideas...

Jeanne Gang: Organic Growth

Architect Jeanne Gang takes her hybrid of engineering and ecology to new heights.

Sterling Ruby: Stretching the Canvas

Sterling Ruby combines art and fashion with his close friend Raf Simons.