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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: Jesse Burke, Cloudburst, from the "Wild & Precious" series, 2012: http://bit.ly/2addWBW
Cloudburst, from the "Wild & Precious" series. Accession Number: 2015:198; Artist: Burke, Jesse; Date: 2012; Medium: Digital chromogenic development print; Dimensions: image/paper: 24 in x 36 in; Credit Line: Gift of Joseph A. Chazan, M.D. ...
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Check out WTTW/Chicago Tonight's coverage of MoCP's Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy exhibition here - http://bit.ly/2avLKhw
For years, petroleum coke – the black, powdery byproduct of tar sands oil refineries – plagued the Southeast Chicago area along the Calumet River. Community and environmental activists protested and eventually influenced legislation regulating how the dusty byproduct is stored locally.
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Join us this Sunday at 4p for the Bubbles and Clouds Excursion led by Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy participating artist Rozalinda Borcilă. This free field trip begins with a meet up at the MoCP for a group viewing of the exhibition, followed by a facilitated walking excursion to explore the geographic, social, and aesthetic impact of petrocapitalism by investigating the current wave of investment bubbles and real estate mega-speculation in downtown Chicago. Details here: http://bit.ly/2a6pWqA
This field trip begins with a meet up at the MoCP for a briefing session and group viewing of the Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy exhibition with participating artist Rozalinda Borcilă. Participants will then set off on a facilitated walking excursion to explore the geographic, social, ...
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Tomorrow's the big day! MoCP re-opens with our newest exhibition, Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy. Join us for the opening reception on 7.21 from 5-7pm: http://bit.ly/2a0q8Yc
Rozalinda Borcilӑ Terry Evans Geissler/Sann Brian Holmes Claire Pentecost Steve Rowell David Rueter and Marissa Lee Benedict Victoria Sambunaris Join us for an opening reception for our new exhibition Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy. This exhibition features MoCP commissioned works by artists in ...
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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: James Iska, Amoco Oil Refinery, Whiting, Indiana, 1986. http://bit.ly/29VrrH9
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MoCP is currently closed for installation. Join us on July 21 for the Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy exhibition! http://bit.ly/29fZ3yT
Marissa Lee Benedict and David Rueter Rozalinda Borcilӑ Terry Evans Geissler/Sann Brian Holmes Claire Pentecost Steve Rowell Victoria Sambunaris. Petcoke:Tracing Dirty Energy features MoCP commissioned works by artists in response to the environmental and public health impact of petcoke, ...
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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: Dawoud Bey, A Boy Eating a Foxy Pop, 1998: http://bit.ly/296yCNO
A Boy In Front of the Loews 125th Street Movie Theater, from the "Harlem" portfolio. Accession Number: 2005:158.10; Artist: Bey, Dawoud; Date: 1976, printed 2005; Medium: Carbon pigment print; Dimensions: image: 9 1/2 in x 6 7/16 in; paper: 20 in x 16 in; Credit Line: Museum purchase ...
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"With 'Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy,' this environmental plague is not only documented but made more thought-provoking. In other words, the exhibition is activism." Read the full Chicago Reader article here: http://bit.ly/2a2ukrP
A new exhibit, “Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy,” features various artists’ responses to the environmental problem.
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Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy artist Terry Evans and Bryant Williams, President of the Southeast Environmental Task Force were interviewed about the MoCP's exhibition on WGN's The Download last night - listen to the interview here: http://bit.ly/2ashWSK
Photographer Terry Evans and Bryant Williams, President of the Southeast Environmental Task Force join Justin to talk about, “Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy,” a new exhibit currently run…
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MoCP Collection Image of the Week - Jay Boersma, Closed Gas Station, from Changing Chicago, 1987. http://bit.ly/29NybVY
About the Photographer. Boersma, Jay. American, b. 1947. For the Changing Chicago documentary project in the late 1980s, Jay Boersma photographed in the city's southern suburbs, concentrating on the area's buildings, signage and other details on the street. Boersma writes, "The specific subjects ...
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Installation of our newest exhibition, Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy, continues - we can't wait for the opening reception this Thursday at 5pm!
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This is your last chance to see Burnt Generation and MPP: Hossein Fatemi before they close this Sunday! http://bit.ly/1RsvQRJ
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Founded by Columbia College Chicago in 1976, the museum collaborates with artists, photographers, communities, and institutions locally, nationally, and internationally. As the leading photography museum in the Midwest, presenting projects and exhibitions and acquiring works that embrace a wide range of contemporary aesthetics and technologies, the museum offers students, educators, research specialists, and general audiences an intimate and comprehensive visual study center.