Name Descriptor: Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago)×
  • A Sierra Beyond Borders
    Huebner, Jeff, 1954-
    1991
    In this feature on the Cuban-American artist Paul Sierra, Jeff Huebner writes the artist’s biography, his recent ascent in the mainstream art world, and the attendant conflicts that arose in relationship to his status as a Latino artist. Huebner [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840128

  • Alejandro Romero
    Chaplik, Dorothy
    1991
    Author Dorothy Chaplik provides an overview of the life and art of Alejandro Romero, a recognized Chicago-based Mexican painter and muralist. She traces his artistic career from his childhood in Tabasco and youth and Mexico City, when he first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064478

  • Alliance for Cultural Equity Press Statement
    Alliance for Cultural Equity
    1990
    In this unpublished protest statement, the Alliance for Cultural Equity (ACE) demands the cancellation of The Chicago Show, unless its organizers establish a dialogue to achieve the exhibition’s stated goal of showcasing the talent and cultural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075710

  • Chicago Show Jury Process Compromised
    Chicago Artists’ Coalition
    In this statement, the Chicago Artists' Coalition (CAC) voices its objection to the mid-competition change of rules and procedures for selecting artists for The Chicago Show. It calls the organizers’ decision to add an invitational component to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867431

  • Cowardice and Politics Ruin "The Chicago Show"
    Yood, James
    1990
    In this text, James Yood offers a scathing critique of The Chicago Show, an exhibition mounted at the Chicago Cultural Center in 1990. He describes the process by means of which this exhibition—conceived of as a juried exhibition to showcase the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867390

  • Introduction
    Chávez, Patricio; Grynsztejn, Madeleine
    1993
    In this curatorial statement, Patricio Chávez and Madeleine Grynsztejn, co-curators of the exhibition La Frontera/The Border: Art About the Mexico/United States Border Experience (1993), describe the project as the “central manifestation” of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809326

  • Multiculturalism and its conundrums : public art and its multicultural community : the art collection at Chicago's new central library
    Piron, Alice
    1992
    In this article, Alice Piron considers the public art collection at the Chicago Harold Washington Library Center, notable for having the largest “Percent for Art Program” budget—at the time in excess of $1 million—and for having specific [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064494

  • Visitando con María Enriquez de Allen
    Allen, Harold, 1912-1998
    1982
    Written by Harold Allen, Chicago-based photographer and husband of Mexican folk artist María Enríquez de Allen, this biographical sketch covers the life of Enríquez de Allen from her childhood in Allende, Cohauila to her years in Chicago, where [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063662