Websites

Exhibition microsites are designed to be enduring resources, sharing a wealth of information from reading lists, playlists, installation views, images, and videos, to exhibition gallery guides, reviews, and more.

Becoming The Breeze: Alex Chitty With Alexander Calder

Installation view of Alex (linked) (2019) featuring Alexander Calder's Orange Under Table (c. 1949) and Performing Seal (1950) in Becoming the Breeze: Alex Chitty with Alexander Calder

This digital brochure was published on the occasion of the exhibition Becoming the Breeze: Alex Chitty with Alexander Calder, organized by Raven Falquez Munsell, independent curator, and Jack Schneider, MCA Curatorial Assistant, in collaboration with Alex Chitty and with the support of MCA staff. It was presented from to in the McCormick Tribune Gallery on the museum's second floor.

Chicago Works: Deborah Stratman

Still from The Illinois Parables, 2016

16mm film or DCP 60 min. Image courtesy of the artist

This digital brochure was published on the occasion of the exhibition Chicago Works: Deborah Stratman, organized by Jack Schneider, Curatorial Assistant. It is presented in the Dr. Paul and Dorie Sternberg Family Gallery and Ed and Jackie Rabin Gallery on the museum's third floor.

Fragments of a Crucifixion

The graphic of a cross-hair superimposes an opaque image of Trayvon Martin

Adrian Piper, Imagine [Trayvon Martin], 2013. Digital PNG formatted image; 10 4/5 × 10 2/5 in. (27.3 × 26.5 cm), 300 dpi. Asset available for free here.

Collection of the Adrian Piper Research Archive Foundation Berlin © Adrian Piper Research Archive Foundation Berlin

This website was built on the occasion of the exhibition Fragments of a Crucifixion at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, May 25–November 3, 2019, organized by Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellow Chanon Kenji Praepipatmongkol and presented in the McCormick Tribune Orientation Gallery on the museum's second floor. It brings together new scholarship exploring the themes of the exhibition.

Chicago Works: Jessica Campbell

A person with shoulder-length hair sits in front of a screen holding a bottle in their right hand.

Jessica Campbell, Nirvana, 2018. Acrylic rug on panel; 36 × 48 in. (91 × 122 cm).

Photo: James Prinz, courtesy of Western Exhibitions.

This digital brochure was published on the occasion of the exhibition Chicago Works: Jessica Campbell, organized by Nina Wexelblatt, Curatorial Assistant, and presented from , to , in the Dr. Paul and Dorie Sternberg Family Gallery and the Ed and Jackie Rabin Gallery on the museum's third floor.

West by Midwest

Cover of the Womanhouse exhibition catalogue, 1972. Pictured from left: Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro. California Institute of the Arts Institute Archives: Feminist Art Materials Collection

I Was Raised on the Internet

Fuchsia and purple gradient text reading "I WAS RAISED ON THE INTERNET" appears over a dynamic image of a bright flare of light and a computer keyboard.

This website presents online-only artworks from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's exhibition I Was Raised on the Internet as well as readings about networked technology and its effects on our everyday lives.

Kenneth Josephson

Kenneth Josephson, Chicago, 1973, 1973. Gelatin silver print; 6 1/32 x 9 1/16 in. (15.3 x 23 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago

KENNETH JOSEPHSON IS TALL, and in his ninth decade still stands straight. He has worn his hair long and tied back for years even as it has thinned and turned white. His gaze is steady, and often holds a slant of inquiry, as if he's thinking deeply while he listens, and even more deeply while he speaks in his soft, deliberate voice with the flat tones of his midwestern heritage. He favors cowboy boots and hats; some of his self-portraits show his behatted shadow.[[1]](#ref-1)

Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen

A digital screenshot shows a half white, half black website with text that reads “Art World Surveys” and “The Howardena Pindell Papers.”

This website, published on the occasion of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's retrospective exhibition Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen, is a showcase of the work of a groundbreaking contemporary artist. Much as the exhibition aims to reanimate discussion about the craft and importance of Pindell's artwork, the site refocuses attention on her output as an author, activist, researcher, and museum professional. Built to serve as an enduring resource for those interested in Pindell's life and work, it presents many of Pindell's previously published writings alongside her influential research on racism in the arts.

Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination

Screenshot of website for Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination

Diana Thater’s groundbreaking and influential works of art in film, video, and installation challenge the normative ways in which moving images are experienced. Her dynamic, immersive installations address key issues that span the realms of film, museum exhibitions, the natural sciences, and contemporary culture through the deployment of movement, scale, and architecture. This website features audio of the artist discussing in depth each of the 12 artworks in the exhibition as well as about the exhibition itself.

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry

A Screenshot of the website reads the exhibition title, Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, in black text on a white background with part of an image to the right. We can also see a secondary header that reads "The History of the World According to Kerry James Marshall."

This website was created for the Kerry James Marshall: Mastry exhibition to not only provide insight into the works contained within the exhibition but also to serve as a scholarly resource. It captures knowledge created in the research process for the publication and the exhibition that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Doris Salcedo

This website pairs video excerpts from interviews with the artist and her studio assistants with images of her major bodies of work to illustrate the process behind their creation. Also included are texts from the exhibition catalogue as well as the exhibition documentary.

Learning and Public Programs

Teacher Institute

Explore these teaching materials developed by members of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Teacher Institute to use as inspiration and application back in your classroom.

4 Stories

Image © MCA Chicago

4 Stories was a special web feature designed for you to use on a mobile device at the museum. It presented information about art and artists as well as animations, maps, photographs, and videos of four objects—one on each of the museum’s four floors. Issued covered works on view between 2013–15.