University of Chicago

The Keeper

Susanne Ghez began working at the Renaissance Society on January 29, 1973, a date she can recall as easily as others know their birthdays. However, amid the celebrations toasting to a forty-year devotion to the Renaissance Society–a non-collecting contemporary art…

Dropping bombs

Nate Marshall’s favorite word is “scruples,” because he likes the way it sounds. In moments of silence, he flails his hands to convey emotion.

After the Fall

The white, empty rooms and dark floors of Pilsen’s Plaines Project Gallery have been transformed into “Stretches Topless,” an artistic mediation on the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s statue in Iraq in 2003.