- Reading Images: A New LayerWhen we first developed Coyote to enable web users who are blind or have low vision to “see” images on the web, we didn’t anticipate just how valuable this layer…
- Long Two long vertical panels flanking two smaller panels stacked on top of each other feature illustrated humanoid figures. They have thin brown arms, big round teal heads with bandit masks. The left panel three figures hang down two dangling belts, the one in the middle wearing a belt. They hang over three figures at the bottom reaching up toward the belts. The right panel is a similar scene three at the top and the bottom. Two at the bottom hold belts and the center figure reaches up toward the one above who now dangles a belt. It appears to be a before and after sequence. The top-center panel shows two figures wearing sleeveless belted leotards and white surgical masks. They each carry smaller gaping figures with belts around their necks. The bottom-center shows five distressed figures in pale blue shrouds.
- Warhol’s Portrait of Power
- Long A three-quarter black-and-white portrait of Richard Nixon seemingly hand-colored with garish tones: His face, a light blue-green with yellow lips, stands out against his pink suit and orange background. Written below the portrait is the directive "VOTE MCGOVERN."
- Throwback Thursdays: Dan Flavin Comment CardsThe recently opened exhibition To the Racy Brink (on view through December 10) dives deep into the MCA's history of exhibitions, performances, and publications. Among the museum's earliest documentation and…
- Long An image of a dark room with colored tube-shaped light bulbs spanning floor to ceiling installed onto a far wall that gets smaller with distance from the viewers perspective. The bulbs alternate in pink and orange, and some are close to one another, some several feet away in an unclear pattern, each bulb casting a reflection of alternating pink and orange on the glossy floor.
- Moving the Medium Forward
- Long You are in a room with four similar images of two wolves, all in muted jewel tones. These colors correspond to the primary and secondary colors of light. Two projectors are on the floor. They are projecting directly at you. In the center of the wall in front of you is a doorway, so you can see through this gallery into the brightly lit gallery beyond.
- 5 Things to Know About Chef Jason HammelJason Hammel, owner and chef of Lula Cafe, Logan Square’s “best neighborhood café,” will soon take on a new role—culinary curator of the MCA’s new restaurant. Before it opens in…
- Long This brightly lit black-and-white portrait depicts a light-skinned man with slightly styled dark hair and a short, salt-and-pepper beard. His light eyes stand out against his dark hair and attire, and almost seem to match the backdrop he stands in front of.