Art Institute of Chicago
Past Forward: Architecture & Design
Sep 11, 2017 – Dec 31, 2019
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, USA

The Art Institute of Chicago opened the museum’s first permanent installation dedicated to 20th and 21st century architecture and design. On the second floor of the Modern Wing, the space features a series of exhibitions showcasing different aspects of the museum’s design holdings – from an exploration of the modern chair to a look at different expressions of postmodernism to a celebration of typography in graphic design. Tying the three installments together is an installation design by Amir Berbic for the galleries and the windows facing onto Griffin Court.

Taking our increasingly complex social, cultural, and political landscape into consideration, this display emphasizes the critical role architecture and design continues to play in identifying urgent issues and generating new thinking and problem solving. Its dynamic narratives highlight the impact of architecture and design thinking and practice on our lives, opening up a space for conversations with the general public, architecture and design enthusiasts, and experts in these fields alike.

  • Reuben Gordon: You Already Know
    Nov 4 – Dec 16, 2023
    Baert Gallery
    Los Angeles, USA

    Baert Gallery is pleased to present You Already Know, an exhibition of new paintings by Reuben Gordon, his second solo show with the gallery. In this series, Gordon’s painterly range in oil, pastel, and charcoal limns processes expressionistic and mathematical, photographic and gestural. Images emerge from a period of transition and experimentation that meander from the Pacific Coast Highway to the Florida Everglades and Seoul, South Korea, as the artist makes his way home to New York City. (more…)