theaster gates

Arts & Culture
The artist proposed to reopen the space for artisans working with ceramics, metalwork, and glass.
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Whether with activism or inclusive development, artists are pushing neighborhood transformations that don't leave residents behind.
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"Ultimately, I want to change the way people view art, the way people buy art, the way they make art."
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Theaster Gates became known for the Dorchester Projects, a series of vacant buildings in Chicago that he renovated and rehabilitated
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Local artist Theaster Gates bought the building for just $1.
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"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.
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"Breathing Lights" It actually took the artists 26 years to persuade New York officials to let their elaborate public artwork
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The Listening House is home to portions of the Johnson Publishing Company collection, including back issues of Ebony and
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The High Line, Manhattan, New York: Honolulu-based non-profit arts collective Interisland Terminal seized an opportunity
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"Brick and clay have the potential to be... well, they only have the limitations of the maker."
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Indeed, for those among us who have inherited sacrifice, the tools and stakes of the trade have never been quite the same
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Rather than being examined by a curator or art critic, fellow artist Sarah Trigg delves into the minds and studios of artists across the country, on a quest for an intimate view of the art making process and an alternative approach to understanding art.
Chicago
Story by Sam Cholke, via DNAinfo Chicago: WASHINGTON PARK — The University of Chicago celebrated the opening of its new Arts
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It was a full and comfortable day at the Seattle Art Museum. I left with the pleasurable sensation of a visit to a world-class museum both in collections and environment.
Chicago
Theaster brings together the disciplines of ceramics, urban planning and religious studies to focus on the concept of transformation and re-imagining possibilities in his artwork of sculptures made from the gutted materials of his rehabbed home.
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The idea that art can broaden awareness of and exposure to "other" cultures is particularly well expressed in Los Angeles right now.
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Theaster Gates' show at the L.A. Museum of Contemporary of Art is powerful and exemplary -- and totally incongruous in the context of the other art in the 40,000-square-foot former police station that is the Geffen Contemporary.