Browse through the first retrospective of Robert Colescott, an influential early 20th-century painter who created large-scale works to critique cultural hierarchies and inequality in America.
The Chicago Cultural Center hosts the thought-provoking exhibit, Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, in the fourth-floor exhibit hall. The show chronicles his work from the ’50s and ’60s which showcased a more fluid, emotional tone, to the ’70s and ’80s, when
his paintings developed into more graphic images. The exhibit runs through May 29 and features a gallery talk on April 13 at 12:15 pm.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Open Daily, 10 am-5 pm.