Trained originally as an architect at MIT in the 1940s, Boston-based artist Ralph Coburn worked outside the mainstream, exploring ideas of seriality, authorship, and participatory aesthetics. Inserting himself into a circle of art students and professors, Coburn eventually left architecture school and traveled to Paris and New York, steeping himself in contemporary theories of art. His […]
As part of The Arts Club’s ongoing series of garden projects, Luftwerk draws upon the architecture of the club, in particular the staircase designed by Mies van der Rohe, to create a light installation that activates the garden during the day and night. Luftwerk is comprised of Chicago-based artists Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero, who […]
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