Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
$23,600
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support research and development for an exhibition tentatively entitled In the Abstract: Art in Chicago 1980s–1990s, which examines a group of prominent artists who emerged in Chicago during the 1980s and the city’s influence on their creative practice and careers. The grant supports research convenings, curatorial research travel, and the hiring of a Terra Foundation Research Fellow who serves as co-curator. The project is expected to lead to an exhibition as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago.