• January 26, 2019, 3–4 p.m.

Maggie Taft on Art in Chicago

The Seminary Co-Op Bookstore

5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637


Cover of Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now (2018), University of Chicago Press.

Art in Chicago is a magisterial account of the long history of Chicago art, from the rupture of the Great Fire in 1871 to the present. It explores the works of luminaries including Manierre Dawson, László Moholy-Nagy, Ivan Albright, Chris Ware, Anne Wilson, Theaster Gates, and many others. Co-editor and art historian Maggie Taft discusses the book. A book-signing follows the discussion.