1. Dianna Frid & Richard Rezac: Split Complimentary

March 30, 2016

Split Complimentary accompanies the exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum featuring works by Dianna Frid and Richard Rezac shown alongside selected works from the museum’s permanent collection and the DePaul John T. Richardson Library’s Special Collection Archive. It features an essay by guest curator, Matthew Girson and a conversation between Dianna Frid and Richard Rezac.

 

2. Matt Siber: Idol Structures

August 27, 2015

Idol Structures accompanies an exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum of recent photographs and sculptures by Chicago-based artist Matt Siber, whose work explores the systems of corporate and mass-media communication that permeate the urban landscape. View the publication here.

Essays by Gregory J. Harris and David Raskin.

3. Liminal Infrastructure

May 19, 2015

Liminal Infrastructure presents newly commissioned photographs made in and around Chicago by the Optics Division of the Metabolic Studio. Working with the Liminal Camera, a massive, portable camera obscura fashioned from a shipping container, the Optics Division uses experimental technology in an ongoing effort to map and depict the American landscape. These large-scale prints not only highlight the evolving history of photographic imaging, but also locate the city of Chicago within a complex global network of transportation systems, industry, and commerce.

Essays by Lawrence Weschler and Gregory J. Harris

4. Ink, Paper, Politics: WPA-Era Printmaking from the Needles Collection

September 29, 2014

Ink, Paper, Politics is a beautifully produced catalog that accompanies an exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum in celebration of the generous gift to the museum of one hundred WPA-era prints from the collection of Belverd and Marian Needles. In addition to full-color reproductions of the prints in the exhibition, the book also features essays by leading scholars addressing various aspects of American printmaking in the 1930s, as well as a brief essay by the collector. The result is a wonderful reminder of the stunning artwork that was produced in our name at one of our nation’s darkest times.

5. We Shall: Photographs by Paul D’Amato

November 4, 2013

With Contributions by Gregory J. Harris and Cleophus J. Lee

With We Shall—a companion volume to the DePaul Art Museum exhibition of D’Amato’s photographs—D’Amato broadens his scope to include communities on Chicago’s west side. Through emotionally charged portraits and richly layered interior views, the fifty-four color photographs of We Shall share with us D’Amato’s genuine and complex perspective on life in some of the most challenging and troubled neighborhoods in the nation.

Upcoming Events

DEPAUL IN THE ARTS LECTURE SERIES: MATTHEW GIRSON

10/12/2016

OCTOBER 12 | 12:00PM AT DEPAUL ART MUSEUM

DePaul Professor Matthew Girson will discuss the evolution of his new painting series.

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EDUCATOR WORKSHOP

10/13/2016

OCTOBER 13 | 5:00 PM AT DEPAUL ART MUSEUM

ART21 and DPAM will lead workshops for educators on how to incorporate the Art in the Twenty-First Century documentary series into classroom curricula. Guided tours of On Space and Place will also be available

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LIT & LUZ FESTIVAL OF LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND ART

10/14/2016

OCTOBER 14 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM AT DEPAUL ART MUSEUM 

Join us for a conversation with artists Jorge Méndez Blake and Dianna Frid on how their respective cities, libraries, and poetry have influenced their work. The discussion will be moderated by Mexico City-based writer and art critic, Gabriela Jauregui and DPAM assistant curator, Mia Lopez.

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