"They Seek a City"

Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910 – 1950

 

We dig into a deeply rooted exhibition at The Art Institute that showcases artists who found inspiration in the common experience of migration when we get a preview of They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910 – 1950 on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. View a photo gallery of selected works from the exhibit that runs from March 3 through June 2.

Watch a web-exclusive video as the exhibit's curator, Sarah Kelly Oehler, discusses the origin of the exhibit's title:

Watch Oehler discuss the significance of the “New Bauhaus”  to Chicago in the following web-exclusive video: