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Chicago-based artist and architect Amanda Williams. (WTTW News)

We explore the latest exhibition from Amanda Williams which responds to the social media trend Blackout Tuesday, in which Instagram users posted black squares to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. 

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Chicago is home to an uncommon art gallery that has become an important place for exploring artistic expressions of healing. We visit Awakenings Gallery in Ravenswood.

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Chicago artist Gerald Griffin, owner of Gerald Griffin Gallery. (WTTW News)

A Chicago couple are turning their dreams into reality with a design center on the city’s South Side. It houses everything you need to recreate your home, from appliances to artwork and everything in between.

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Photographs from the Archive of Joseph Sterling (Courtesy Stephen Daiter Gallery)

Sixty years ago, a young photography student aimed his camera at Chicago teens. His name was Joseph Sterling, and we visited an old classmate of his for a closer look at the process of capturing youth culture and Chicago in the mid-20th century.

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Photos of work by Chicago artist George Klauba. (Marc Vitali / WTTW News)

George Klauba is back on the scene, but he no longer inks people. These days, he’s an acclaimed painter sought after by collectors locally and abroad. And his new series of paintings features tattoo art.

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Alexander Kosolapov, “Hero, Leader, God,” 2007. Painted Bronze, 25 x 28 x 13 inches. (Courtesy One After 909 gallery, Chicago)

Artwork once under attack by the Russian government is now on view in Chicago. We explore a show at the One After 909 gallery in West Town.

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(Bridgeport Art Center / Arceo Press)

For decades, the southern border of the U.S. has been a flash point for conflicting points of view. Now, artists from both sides of the border – including Chicago – are navigating the rocky road of migration in “The Border Crossed Us.”

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We visit a career-spanning show of work by Marvin E. Newman, a still-working photographer who captured Chicago and its people in the 1940s and ‘50s.

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A still image taken from video shot at the gallery show “Pop Pulp!” at Firecat Projects.

In recent years, illustrations from 1970s Mexican comic books have earned a dedicated following of fans and collectors. We visit a new pulp art show at a Chicago gallery.

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Carlos Javier Ortiz’s “A Thousand Midnights” is part of the “In Acts” exhibition at the Weinberg/Newton Gallery, where a panel discussion on human rights takes place Tuesday. (Courtesy of Weinberg/Newton Gallery)

A discussion about human rights on the South Side of Chicago – including public health and criminal justice – takes place Tuesday evening at a River North gallery.

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(© Sabine Weiss / Courtesy Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago)

Chicago Tonight meets a celebrated photographer who captured the human condition with her camera.

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Evan Haase, “Old Glory,” 2015. (Courtesy of the Jackson Junge Gallery)

Curators of a new show at the Jackson Junge Gallery wanted to highlight political issues without taking sides. “I didn’t want it to be a political, Trump-bashing show,” said Chris Jackson, the gallery’s owner and director. 

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A Chicago gallery’s newest exhibition takes an unusual approach to addressing homelessness. Meet the creative team behind the “House” show.

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Jeanette Pasin Sloan, Teapot Small. (Courtesy Jeanette Pasin Sloan)

Meet the onetime stay-at-home mom who painted everyday kitchen objects before emerging as a sought-after artist.

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Ed Paschke, "Spectrum 10," cropped

Art and medicine combine when a local neurologist gets his first art show–featuring his photographs of the palettes of famous Chicago artists.

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Andy Warhol’s “Dorothy Lichtenstein,” 1974, Richard Gray Gallery. (Photo by Paul Audia)

It's that time of year again, when the world comes to Chicago – and Chicago stages a giant temporary art exhibition to welcome the world. With 43 international cities represented, 17 countries and literally thousands of artists participating, this weekend’s Expo Chicago has been anticipated well beyond the city limits. Learn more about the show.

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