Chicago Native

Posted by Nicole Rudden

When a Nasher Museum exhibition leaves Durham to travel, it opens the work to be seen in a completely new context. Every curator makes different choices, and the show’s aesthetic evolves from space to space. In the case of Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, Chicago was a fitting stop for the exhibition’s tour— the artist himself was a Chicago native, and much of his artwork was influenced by his relationship with the city. Held in the beautiful Chicago Cultural Center, the 42 oil paintings from Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist were hung on vividly colored walls that sectioned… MORE

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