LUMA at 10: Greatest Hits Celebrates Favorite Works from Museum’s First Decade
CHICAGO, – Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) celebrates its tenth anniversary with a special exhibition reprising many of its most successful and innovative exhibitions from its first ten years. LUMA at 10: Greatest Hits will run August 22 through October 11.
Opening Reception: Friday, August 28, 5:30–7:30 p.m. | $15 • Members & LUC: free
More than fifty artists will have works on display, including Edward Gorey, Georges Rouault, and Andy Warhol. Warhol’s popular Silver Clouds, comprised of helium-filled, pillow-like forms floating on soft currents of air, will fill LUMA’s largest gallery. To complement Warhol’s inflatables, Lewis deSoto’s 25-foot reclining air-filled Buddha, Paranirvana, on loan from Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, Ohio, will also be on display.
Additional featured artists include: Teresa Albor, Jean-Christophe Ballot, Benjamin Bergery, José Bernal, Catherine Cajandig, Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Castellana, Marc Chagall, William Conger, David Lee Csicsko, Bruce Davidson, Lewis deSoto, Michele Oka Doner, Minnie Evans, Era and Donald Farnsworth, Andre Ferrella, Nat Finkelstein, Kenneth Gerleve, Nancy Gershman, Eric Gill , Jessica Gondek, Edward Gorey, Adolph Gottlieb, Archie Granot, Dan Gunn, Theodore Gilbert Haupt, David and Hi-Jin Hodge, Rosalee O. Isaly, Michiko Itatani, Donald Jackson , Indira Freitas Johnson, Anish Kapoor, Vadim Katznelson, Hassan Khorasani, Vera Klement, Gary Kolb, Lewis Kostiner, Janet McKenzie, Juan Mora, Gabriela Morawetz, Kisho Mukaiyama, Stephen Prina, Auguste Rodin, Georges Rouault, Andra Samelson, Sarite Sanders, Molly Schiff, René Romero Schuler, The Shakers, W. Eugene Smith, Doug Stapleton, Doug and Mike Starn, Jean Morman Unsworth, Adriana Varejão, Andy Warhol, Glen Wexler and Emily Young.
Opened in 2005, the Loyola University Museum of Art is dedicated to exploring, promoting, and understanding art and artistic expression that illuminates the enduring spiritual questions of all cultures and societies. The museum is dedicated to helping people of all creeds explore the roots of their faith and spiritual quests. The museum is located at Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus, and occupies the first three floors of the University’s historic Lewis Towers on Michigan Avenue. For more information, please visit the museum’s website at LUC.edu/luma.
*These programs are generously sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.