The artist proposed to reopen the space for artisans working with ceramics, metalwork, and glass.
Whether with activism or inclusive development, artists are pushing neighborhood transformations that don't leave residents behind.
"Ultimately, I want to change the way people view art, the way people buy art, the way they make art."
Theaster Gates became known for the Dorchester Projects, a series of vacant buildings in Chicago that he renovated and rehabilitated
Local artist Theaster Gates bought the building for just $1.
"There is a palpable buzz in the air around EXPO this year," gallery owner Monique Meloche reported in the run-up to the fourth edition of EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, which takes place on Navy Pier, September 17-20, 2015.
"Breathing Lights" It actually took the artists 26 years to persuade New York officials to let their elaborate public artwork
The Listening House is home to portions of the Johnson Publishing Company collection, including back issues of Ebony and
The High Line, Manhattan, New York: Honolulu-based non-profit arts collective Interisland Terminal seized an opportunity
"Brick and clay have the potential to be... well, they only have the limitations of the maker."