Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Event Details

Art historian Maggie Taft is co-editor of Art in Chicago: A History from The Fire to Now, the first single-volume history of art in Chicago from the 19th century through the present day. Ms. Taft will discuss flash points in Chicago's art history and key themes that make Chicago’s art world unique. She’ll cover artists from Manierre Dawson to Laszlo Moholy-Nagy to Kerry James Marshall, topics such as the antagonism between modernists and traditionalist, and key institutions from the Art Institute to alternative spaces. 

Event Type(s): Arts and Music
Age Group(s): Adult, Teen/YA