Art Design Chicago


University of Chicago Press
$7,000
Chicago, Illinois
2019

To support the second edition of Chicago Apartments: A Century of Lakefront Luxury, by cultural historian Neil Harris and originally published by Acanthus Press. The book provides social, cultural, economic, and design context for the luxurious multi-unit lakefront housing constructed between the late nineteenth and twenty-first centuries. The new edition includes coverage of a dozen additional buildings, a new preface, additions to the bibliography, and an emphasis on interior design contemporary with the dates of the buildings.

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
$75,000
Miami, Florida
2019

To support the exhibition AfriCOBRA: Nation Time, presented in Italy in conjunction with the 2019 Venice Biennale. The project features 45 works of art along with archival materials about the artist collective AfriCOBRA, formed in Chicago in 1968. The exhibition is presented at the venue Ca’ Faccanon as part of the Biennale’s Collateral Events. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
$175,000
Madrid, Spain
2019

To support H. C. Westermann: Goin’ Home, a retrospective consisting primarily of sculptures—the art form for which Westermann is best known—and including paintings, lithographs, drawings, and archival materials. Across these media, the exhibition considers themes and concerns embedded in Westermann’s work. Spanish- and English-language catalogues accompany the exhibition.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
$10,000
Los Angeles, California
2019

To support the presentation in Los Angeles of the Terra Foundation-supported exhibition Charles White: A Retrospective, co-organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum
of Modern Art. The exhibition explores the life and work of Charles White, beginning with his emergence as a force in Chicago and tracing his career as artist, activist, and educator in New York and Los Angeles. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
$75,000
Chicago, Illinois
2019

To support costs associated with presenting the exhibition Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow at four venues in Europe. Featuring the work of 10 prominent non-mainstream Chicago artists, the exhibition travels to Halle Saint Pierre, Paris; Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Germany; Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne; and Outsider Art Museum, Amsterdam.

Hayward Gallery Touring
$60,000
London, United Kingdom
2019

To support the traveling exhibition How Chicago! Imagists 1960s & 70s, which explores the formative years of the network of Chicago artists known as the Imagists. This exhibition frames the artists’ creative output within the particular Chicago context in which it was produced, highlighting place-based influences on the group’s aesthetics and subject matter. The exhibition travels from Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art to De La Warr Pavilion and is accompanied by a multi-author catalogue.

Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art
$45,000
London, United Kingdom
2019

To support the traveling exhibition How Chicago! Imagists 1960s & 70s, which explores the formative years of the network of Chicago artists known as the Imagists. This exhibition frames the artists’ creative output within the particular Chicago context in which it was produced, highlighting place-based influences on the group’s aesthetics and subject matter. The exhibition travels from Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art to De La Warr Pavilion and is accompanied by a multi-author catalogue.

Elmhurst Art Museum
$15,000
Elmhurst, Illinois
2019

To support The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from the Elmhurst College Art Collection, an exhibition drawn from the celebrated Elmhurst College collection, featuring works by prominent Chicago artists dating from the mid-twentieth century to the early twenty-first century, with a particular concentration of Imagist works.

De La Warr Pavilion
$45,000
London, United Kingdom
2019

To support the traveling exhibition How Chicago! Imagists 1960s & 70s, which explores the formative years of the network of Chicago artists known as the Imagists. This exhibition frames the artists’ creative output within the particular Chicago context in which it was produced, highlighting place-based influences on the group’s aesthetics and subject matter. The exhibition travels from Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art to De La Warr Pavilion and is accompanied by a multi-author catalogue.

Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon
$56,000
Chicago, Illinois
2019

To support the production of the Terra Foundation Publication Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon, based on the 2018 Terra Foundation-funded public program, “Creative Chicago Interview Marathon,” produced by the Chicago Humanities Festival, and presented during the international art fair EXPO Chicago. The daylong program brought 23 prominent artists, designers, architects, writers, and other creatives into conversation with one another and prominent curator and interviewer Hans Ulrich Obrist before a live audience. The richly illustrated publication includes interview texts, reproductions of artists’ works, and event documentation.