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Debra Riley Parr

is Associate Professor of Art & Design History at Columbia College Chicago. She is currently writing a book on contemporary olfactory art.


This heart-rending issue follows seventy printings of Quaranzine, a daily one-page zine that Public Collectors has published on a Risograph printer in Marc Fischer’s basement here in Chicago during the worldwide pandemic. It’s a substantial labor of love and commitment to community.

In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury

Curated by Zoë Ryan, the exhibition In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair draws together six artists working in Mexico between 1940 and 1970: Anni Albers, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Ruth Asawa, Sheila Hicks, Clara Porset, and Cynthia Sargent. It is the first exhibition to make an argument for the impact of post-revolutionary Mexico on these artists, deeply connected yet never shown together before.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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