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Installation view of “The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China” at Wrightwood 659, featuring works by Shi Hui and Zhan Wang.

Spectacular artwork from China fills not one, but two Chicago museums. We visit the Smart Museum of Art and Wrightwood 659 for a look at “The Allure of Matter.”

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How South Side artists charted new courses for Chicago art – and created a cultural legacy that echoes to this day.

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In the 1950s, a loose affiliation of Chicago artists haunted by World War II tried to capture emotional intensity in their creations. Dubbed "The Monster Roster," a collection of their work is on display at the Smart Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Chicago. We take a tour.

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A one-of-a-kind artist made his mark on Chicago. We tell the story of  H.C. Westermann, a combat veteran and artist who even has a connection to the Beatles.

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H.C. Westermann

A one-of-a-kind artist made his mark on Chicago. We tell the story of  H.C. Westermann, a combat veteran and artist who even has a connection to the Beatles.

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