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They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950
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They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950


When: Sunday, March 3 –Sunday, June 2
Where: The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603  



They Seek a City is the Art Institute of Chicago's first exhibition to focus on the art produced by the diverse communities that migrated to Chicago in waves during the first half of the 20th Century. Highlighting this diverse yet interwoven artistic production, They Seek a City includes paintings, works on paper, photographs, sculpture, and decorative arts.  The show features work by many alumni from the school's early years.

Emil Armin (1919)
Richmond Barthé (1924-1927)
Bernece Berkman
Aaron Bohrod (1926-1928)
Margaret Burroughs (BFA 1942, MFA 1948)
William Carter (1930)
Eleanor Coen (BFA 1950)
Eldzier Cortor (1938-1939)
Walter Ellison
Leon Garland
Todros Geller (1918-1922)
Max Kahn (1926-1927)
Archibald Motley
Stanislaw Szukalski
Dox Thrash (1914, 1919-1923)
Alex Topchevsky (BFA 1936, MFA 1942)
Morris Topchevsky (1919-1921)
Charles White (1937)

For more information go to the official website.


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