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10 Events to Visit in Chicago in November, 11/1/2021

Art on theMART's fall season features Barbara Kruger, one of the most significant visual artists of our time, who will use the event to debut her unseen work, named Untitled (Questions), featuring trademark bold texts and provocative messages that invite us to reconsider how we relate to one another.

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Art on theMART redefines an iconic Chicago building with projection series ...

Archinect, 10/20/2021

Spread across the 2.5-acre façade of Chicago’s iconic theMART building, formerly known as the Merchandise Mart, a new projection by conceptual artist Barbara Kruger is featured.

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During NeoCon an Installation Lights Up the Mart

Metropolis, 10/6/2021

A projection by noted conceptual artist Barbara Kruger takes over the facade of theMart twice every evening during NeoCon.

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Art on theMart’s current ‘Footnotes’ series adds a live footwork perf...

Chicago Tribune, 09/6/2021

A one-night live event is coming to the Chicago Riverwalk Friday in conjunction with the Art on theMart series, according to an announcement by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).

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Barbara Kruger Goes Big for Bold Messaging In Chicago’s Urban Environ...

Hypebeast, 07/21/2021

Barbara Kruger will be debuting work with Art on theMART, as she is partnering with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events on a new fall program that will free the artists work from the confines of the museum wall and into the accessibility of the urban environment.

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DJ Magazine, 07/15/2021

A short film on the music genre and dance style footwork is being projected onto Chicago's Merchandise Mart, a huge Art Deco building home to shops, offices and showrooms, through to early September.

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