Name Descriptor: Art Institute of Chicago×
  • [The United States collects Pan-American art]
    Shapiro, Joseph Randall
    In this introduction to the catalogue of the 1959 exhibition The United States Collects Pan-American Art held at the Art Institute of Chicago, curator Joseph Randall Shapiro addresses the issue of the inadequacy of the term “Latin American art” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782215

  • Alliance for Cultural Equity Press Statement
    Alliance for Cultural Equity
    1990
    In this unpublished protest statement, the Alliance for Cultural Equity (ACE) demands the cancellation of The Chicago Show, unless its organizers establish a dialogue to achieve the exhibition’s stated goal of showcasing the talent and cultural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075710

  • Chicago Show Jury Process Compromised
    Chicago Artists’ Coalition
    In this statement, the Chicago Artists' Coalition (CAC) voices its objection to the mid-competition change of rules and procedures for selecting artists for The Chicago Show. It calls the organizers’ decision to add an invitational component to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867431

  • Cowardice and Politics Ruin "The Chicago Show"
    Yood, James
    1990
    In this text, James Yood offers a scathing critique of The Chicago Show, an exhibition mounted at the Chicago Cultural Center in 1990. He describes the process by means of which this exhibition—conceived of as a juried exhibition to showcase the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867390

  • Multiculturalism and its conundrums : public art and its multicultural community : the art collection at Chicago's new central library
    Piron, Alice
    1992
    In this article, Alice Piron considers the public art collection at the Chicago Harold Washington Library Center, notable for having the largest “Percent for Art Program” budget—at the time in excess of $1 million—and for having specific [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064494

  • Nuestra Gente
    Ortega, Marguerite
    1979
    This collection of texts, published under the “Nuestra Gente” column in two issues of Abrazo [Hug] in the fall of 1976 and the summer of 1979, is involved with events and activities organized by midwestern Latino artists and arts organizations. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840104

  • The outlaw artist of 18th street : Marcos Raya: his life, his work, his demon
    Huebner, Jeff, 1954-
    1996
    In this profile of the Chicago artist Marcos Raya, Jeff Huebner describes the people, places, and situations that have shaped Raya’s life and influenced his work, as well as the trajectory by which he gained national recognition. Extensively [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840893