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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: Eirik Johnson,
Untitled (#18 white plastic tarp landscape), 2002. http://bit.ly/2cKju96
About the Photographer. Johnson, Eirik. American, b.1974. These photographs by Eirik Johnson are from his ongoing series Borderlands, begun in late 2001. The project encompasses a wide geographical area ranging from British Columbia through Nevada, though the five pictures here are all from the ...
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Help support our efforts to bring Nigerian-American artist Iké Udé’s Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty exhibition to the MoCP! Donate to our Kickstarter now - http://kck.st/2c8kcdI
Help support our efforts to bring Nigerian-American artist Iké Udé’s Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty exhibition to the MoCP.
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Newcity recommends Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy. Read the full review here and visit the exhibition before it closes next month! http://bit.ly/2cOf7HM
RECOMMENDED One of art’s highest callings is to vivify current crises. This show describes itself as “a call to action at the intersection of art and activism,” but the pieces here aren’t just polemical; they’re also compelling artworks. Besides photographs, included are sculptural pieces, a
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Congrats to Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy exhibiting artists Claire Pentecost, Beate Geissler and Oliver Sann for making Newcity Art's "Top 50" artist list! http://bit.ly/2cbhu6u
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This Friday, join us at Stage Two (618 S. Michigan) for the Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy Symposium. This all day event will feature exhibiting artists, activists and scholars who are engaged around the relationship between the expanding petcoke industry and its effect on climate change: http://bit.ly/2bYdOIN
This full day event will feature exhibiting artists, activists and scholars who are engaged around the relationship between the expanding petcoke industry and its effect on climate change. 10:00 - 10:05a. Directors' Welcome Natasha Egan, Executive Director of MoCP welcomes guests and gives an ...
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This semester's Lectures in Photography series kicks off on 9.14, with Martha Rosler - http://bit.ly/2c87Q5a
Martha Rosler creates incisive social and political analyses of the myths and realities of contemporary culture. Her work explores issues from daily life and the mass media to architecture and the built environment, and in particular, the ways in which these subjects affect women.
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Tonight at 7pm, our Lecture in Photography series continues with artist Joel-Peter Witkin at Stage Two (618 S. Michigan): http://bit.ly/2cOVcdj
Joel-Peter Witkin is renowned as the creator of elaborately constructed and often erotically charged photographic tableaux exploring grand themes of religion, sex and mortality with continual references to art history. Witkin has pursued complex issues of the human condition for more than 40 ...
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This Thursday at 6pm, our Lecture in Photography series continues with artist Joel-Peter Witkin at Stage Two (618 S. Michigan): http://bit.ly/2cOVcdj
Joel-Peter Witkin is renowned as the creator of elaborately constructed and often erotically charged photographic tableaux exploring grand themes of religion, sex and mortality with continual references to art history. Witkin has pursued complex issues of the human condition for more than 40 ...
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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: Jeff Rich, Blue Ridge Paper Mill, Pigeon River, Canton, North Carolina, 2008. http://bit.ly/2cAjI3n
Blue Ridge Paper Mill, Pigeon River, Canton, North Carolina. Accession Number: 2015:26; Artist: Rich, Jeff; Date: 2008; Medium: Inkjet print; Dimensions: image: 15 in x 18 3/4 in; paper: 16 in x 20 in; Credit Line: Gift of Rod Slemmons ...
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The Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy Symposium kicks off this morning at 10am at Stage Two (618 S. Michigan) - take a look at the full schedule of events here: http://bit.ly/2bYdOIN
This full day event will feature exhibiting artists, activists and scholars who are engaged around the relationship between the expanding petcoke industry and its effect on climate change. 10:00 - 10:05a. Director's Welcome. Natasha Egan, Executive Director of MoCP welcomes guests and gives an ...
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The School of Nollywood (which will be displayed as part of MoCP's upcoming Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty exhibition opening next month), will be featured at the 41st Annual Toronto International Film Festival. http://bit.ly/2d2JG0D
The School of Nollywood, a group portrait by NY-based, Nigerian-American artist, Iké Udé featuring 64 Nollywood (Nigeria’s film industry) personalities, will be displayed at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival in September....
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MoCP Collection Image of the Week: David Maisel, Terminal Mirage 32, 2003. http://bit.ly/2cd2SXt
Terminal Mirage 32. Accession Number: 2012:1; Artist: Maisel, David; Date: 2003; Medium: Inkjet print; Dimensions: image: 10 in x 10 in; mat: 16 in x 20 in; paper: 11 in x 14 in; Credit Line: Museum purchase through the 2012 Fine Print Program ...
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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.


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