We look at a pair of artists who met, married and lived at Jane Addams’ Hull House during the Depression era. Their works are currently on view at the Koehnline Museum on the campus of Oakton Community College in Des Plaines. Read an interview and view a slideshow.

Hale Aspacio Woodruff (American, 1900–1980), The Mutiny on the Amistad, 1939, oil on canvas, 72 x 120 inches. Collection of Talladega College, Talladega, Alabama.© Talladega College. Photo: Peter Harholdt

Dramatic works of art by a little-known artist, African-American painter Hale Woodruff, visit Chicago for the first time.

Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910 – 1950

We dig into a deeply rooted exhibition that showcases artists who found inspiration in the common experience of migration.

A famous photographer aims his camera at the sidewalks of the city. We see what Irving Penn discovered "underfoot."

We look into the huge appeal behind the Thorne Miniature Rooms, and discover what's new this holiday season.

The life and work of a tough Chicago artist. We take a closer look at the painter Joan Mitchell, who expressed herself strongly during a macho era of American art.

Icarus, 1975; Artist: Charles Ginnever

We take you to a prairie setting filled with gigantic works of art.

We remember Morris Topchevsky, a Chicago artist who was an eyewitness to world-changing events.

We take a spin through the gallery of American Folk Art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

The Pop Art paintings of Roy Lichtenstein make a rare appearance at The Art Institute. We get a preview.

Icarus, 1975; Artist: Charles Ginnever

We take you to a prairie setting filled with gigantic works of art.

We spotlight a little-known gallery that focuses on artists from Illinois.

The first exhibit at a new museum in town showcases the visual arts as made by Chicago artists over the past 150 years.

We visit two exhibitions that explore a pair of art movements from the 1960s.

Marion Perkins. Photo: Mike Shay, courtesy Johnson Publishing Company.

Rare sculptures, lost and found. We hear about Marion Perkins, a talented Chicago artist whose career was cut short.

"See Seven Cities" by Chicago Imagist, Roger Brown

A rich collection of Chicago art is on display at a suburban library. Meet the curator, an accomplished painter who helped shake up the art world in the 1960s.