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Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Art & Design in Chicago - Trailer

Art & Design in Chicago

Art & Design in Chicago - Trailer

WTTW premieres a four-part series exploring Chicago's art and design history.

Art & Design in Chicago - Trailer

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Hubbard Street Gallery Scene

Art & Design in Chicago

Hubbard Street Gallery Scene

In the 1970s, artists began to set up alternative exhibition spaces on Hubbard Street.

Hubbard Street Gallery Scene

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Artist/Writer Henry Darger

Art & Design in Chicago

Artist/Writer Henry Darger

An reclusive artist who wrote, drew, and painted thousands of pages of illustrations.

Artist/Writer Henry Darger

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Painter Gertrude Abercrombie

Art & Design in Chicago

Painter Gertrude Abercrombie

They called her the “Queen of the Bohemian Artists."

Painter Gertrude Abercrombie

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Artist Joseph Yoakum

Art & Design in Chicago

Artist Joseph Yoakum

Even though Yoakum was not not academically trained, the Imagists recognized his talent.

Artist Joseph Yoakum

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Art & Design in Chicago

Photographer Vivian Maier

Maier became recognized as as one of the greatest modern street photographers.

Photographer Vivian Maier

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Typeface Designer Robert Hunter Middleton

Art & Design in Chicago

Typeface Designer Robert Hunter Middleton

Middleton was Ludlow Typesetting Machine Co.'s star typeface designer.

Typeface Designer Robert Hunter Middleton

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Art, Design and Marshall Field & Company

Art & Design in Chicago

Art, Design and Marshall Field & Company

The Marshall Field Company was an early innovator of advertising and marketing.

Art, Design and Marshall Field & Company

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Artist/Designer Charles Dawson

Art & Design in Chicago

Artist/Designer Charles Dawson

Dawson saw his work as part of building a black community in Chicago.

Artist/Designer Charles Dawson

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago The TV Commercials of Joe Sedelmaier

Art & Design in Chicago

The TV Commercials of Joe Sedelmaier

Joe Sedelmaier explains how he made entertaining commercials using regular people.

The TV Commercials of Joe Sedelmaier

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Designers Dorothy & Otis Shepard

Art & Design in Chicago

Designers Dorothy & Otis Shepard

The husband and wife design duo famous for their Wrigley Chewing Gum campaigns.

Designers Dorothy & Otis Shepard

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Artisan Jesús Torres & Edgar Miller

Art & Design in Chicago

Artisan Jesús Torres & Edgar Miller

Jesús Torres was an early pioneer in bridging modern art to ancient indigenous cultures.

Artisan Jesús Torres & Edgar Miller

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Industrial Designer Helen Hughes Dulany

Art & Design in Chicago

Industrial Designer Helen Hughes Dulany

Helen Hughes Dulany was one of the first female industrial designers.

Industrial Designer Helen Hughes Dulany

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Ceramicist Marva Lee Pitchford-Jolly

Art & Design in Chicago

Ceramicist Marva Lee Pitchford-Jolly

Pitchford-Jolly founded the collective Sapphire and Crystals for African American artists.

Ceramicist Marva Lee Pitchford-Jolly

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Painter Archibald Motley, Jr.

Art & Design in Chicago

Painter Archibald Motley, Jr.

Motley established a reputation as a Chicago participant in the Harlem Renaissance.

Painter Archibald Motley, Jr.

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago The Wall of Respect

Art & Design in Chicago

The Wall of Respect

A landmark mural of African American heroes inspired by ongoing civil rights struggles.

The Wall of Respect

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Community Mural Making

Art & Design in Chicago

Community Mural Making

Black Mural Movement muralists discuss Justine DeVan's work and impact on the community.

Community Mural Making

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Sculptor Marion Perkins

Art & Design in Chicago

Sculptor Marion Perkins

Perkins became one of the most important visual artists in the Chicago Renaissance.

Sculptor Marion Perkins

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Artist Kerry James Marshall

Art & Design in Chicago

Artist Kerry James Marshall

Marshall has become an internationally renowned artist with his large-scale paintings.

Artist Kerry James Marshall

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Exhibition Momentum

Art & Design in Chicago

Exhibition Momentum

In 1948, Art Institute students organized their own show called Exhibition Momentum.

Exhibition Momentum

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Institute of Design

Art & Design in Chicago

Institute of Design

In 1937, a new school emerged that sought to train the "designer of the future."

Institute of Design

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Hyde Park Art Center

Art & Design in Chicago

Hyde Park Art Center

Chicago’s oldest community arts center helped launch careers of many influential artists.

Hyde Park Art Center

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago South Side Community Art Center

Art & Design in Chicago

South Side Community Art Center

SSCAC provided an exhibition space for African American artists who lacked representation.

South Side Community Art Center

Video thumbnail: Art & Design in Chicago Lorado Taft and The White Rabbits

Art & Design in Chicago

Lorado Taft and The White Rabbits

Perhaps no other sculptor has played as prominent a role in Chicago as Lorado Taft.

Lorado Taft and The White Rabbits