Media

Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago

Feb 29 - Sep 13, 2020

Press images

Clockwise from top: Magdalene Odundo, Teardrop I, 1996. Collection The Art Institute of Chicago, © Magdalene Odundo, Photo: The Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY. Duro Olowu, Spring/Summer 2020, Look 1. Photo: Christina Ebenezer. Jonas Dovydenas. Wedding Reception of Emilija and Romas Sakodolskis, Pakstas Hall, West 38th Street, 1977. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, © 1977 Jonas Dovydenas, Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Clockwise from top: Bruce Nauman, Bound to Fail (from the portfolio Eleven Color Photographs), 1966-67/1970/2007. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, © 2019 Bruce Nauman/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago. Simone Leigh, No Face (House), 2017. Photo: © Simone Leigh; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York. Duro Olowu, Spring/Summer 2020, Look 7. Photo: Christina Ebenezer.
Clockwise left: Toyin Ojih Odutola, An Exceptional Cloth (Adire), 2018. © Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Barbara Crane, People of the North Portal, 2018. Collection Museum of Contemporary Photography, Photo: Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. Judy Chicago, Sky Sunfrom Flesh Gardens series, 1971. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Photo: Courtesy of the artist, Salon 94, New York, and Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco.
Clockwise from left: Duro Olowu, Spring/Summer 2020, Look 22. Photo: Christina Ebenezer. Terry Adkins, Omohundro, 2002. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York. Henri Matisse, Laurette with a Cup of Coffee, 1916–17. Collection The Art Institute Chicago, © 2019 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York). Photo: The Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, 2020. Photo: Kendall McCaugherty.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, 2020. Photo: Kendall McCaugherty.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, 2020. Photo: Kendall McCaugherty.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, 2020. Photo: Kendall McCaugherty.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, 2020. Photo: Kendall McCaugherty.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, 2020. Photo: Kendall McCaugherty.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, 2020. Photo: Kendall McCaugherty.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Clockwise: Magdalene Odundo, Teardrop I, 1996. Terracotta and slip. 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm). The Art Institute of Chicago, Harriott A. Fox Endowment. © Magdalene Odundo. Photo: The Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY; Duro Olowu, Spring/Summer 2020, Look 1. Photo: Christina Ebenezer; and Jonas Dovydenas, Wedding Reception of Emilija and Romas Sakodolskis, Pakstas Hall, West 38th Street, 1977. Gelatin silver print; 8 × 12 in. (20.3 × 30.5 cm). Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of the artist, 1980.3.13. © 1977 Jonas Dovydenas. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Clockwise: Toyin Ojih Odutola, An Exceptional Cloth (Adire), 2018. Charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper 40 x 30 inches (sheet); 45 1/4 x 35 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (framed). © Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York; Barbara Crane, People of the North Portal, 2018. Gelatin silver print; 19 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in. Collection Museum of Contemporary Photography, gift of Jeanne L. and Richard S. Press, 1986:232.92. Photo: Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago; Judy Chicago, Sky Sun from Flesh Gardens series, 1971. Sprayed acrylic lacquer on acrylic; 96 × 96 in. (244 × 244 cm). Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of The American Art Foundation by exchange, 2019.6. Photo: Courtesy of the artist, Salon 94, New York, and Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco.
Clockwise: Kerry James Marshall, Portrait of a Curator (In Memory of Beryl Wright), 2009. Acrylic on pvc; 30 7/8 x 24 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. © Kerry James Marshall. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York; Sanford Biggers, Quilt 24, 2013. Antique quilt, assorted textiles, acrylic, spray paint; 77 × 79 in. (195.6 × 200.7 cm). © 2013 Sanford Biggers, courtesy of Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mary and Earle Ludgin by exchange, 2013.24. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago; Duro Olowu, Spring/Summer 2015, Look 5. Photo: Luis Monteiro.
Clockwise: Duro Olowu, Fall/Winter 2017, Look 10. Photo: Luis Monteiro; Kwame Brathwaite, Untitled (Ethel Parks at AJASS Studios photoshoot), 1969 c. printed 2018. Archival pigment print, mounted and framed; 30 x 30 inch (76.2 x 76.2 cm). Courtesy the artist and Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles; MCA Photo Archive, opening celebration for Pictures to be Read/Poetry to be Seen, 1967. Photo: © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, MCA Chicago Feb 29-May 10, 2020 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago

Duro Olowu x MCA Store Images

Duro Olowu x MCA Scarf $198 An MCA exclusive 85% modal, 15% seta-silk 54” x 54” Made in Italy
Duro Olowu x MCA Scarf $198 An MCA exclusive 85% modal, 15% seta-silk 54” x 54” Made in Italy
Duro Olowu x MCA Placemat $28 each MCA exclusive 3 patterns available. Handmade in England. Melamine with a non-slip cork base. Heat-resistant to 320°F. 11.5" x 15"
Duro Olowu x MCA Placemat $28 each MCA exclusive 3 patterns available. Handmade in England. Melamine with a non-slip cork base. Heat-resistant to 320°F. 11.5" x 15"
Duro Olowu x MCA Placemat $28 each MCA exclusive 3 patterns available. Handmade in England. Melamine with a non-slip cork base. Heat-resistant to 320°F. 11.5" x 15"
Duro Olowu x MCA Placemats $28 each MCA exclusive 3 patterns available. Handmade in England. Melamine with a non-slip cork base. Heat-resistant to 320°F. 11.5" x 15"
Duro Olowu x MCA Placemats $28 each MCA exclusive 3 patterns available. Handmade in England. Melamine with a non-slip cork base. Heat-resistant to 320°F. 11.5" x 15"
MZ Wallace x Duro Olowu x MCA Metro Tote (not released online at this time) $235 100% Oxford Nylon with natural Italian leather trim and protective leather feet. Zippered interior pocket. Also includes interior pouch. 12" long x 9" wide x 13" high; 9" handle drop. The MCA is excited to partner with designer Duro Olowu and iconic handbag makers MZ Wallace to launch an exclusively-designed bag in celebration of the exhibition Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago at the MCA. Profits to be donated to the education programs at the museum.
PRODUCT: Duro Olowu Chopping Board Lagos Stripe Black and White MADE: Sweden SIZE: 8" x 12" MATERIALS: Scandinavian FSC certified birch wood and protective melamine coating. COLOR: Black/White DESIGNER: Duro Olowu x MCA Chicago
PRODUCT: Duro Olowu Chopping Board Lagos Stripe Yellow and Black MADE: Sweden SIZE: 8" x 12" MATERIALS: Scandinavian FSC certified birch wood and protective melamine coating. COLOR: Yellow/Black DESIGNER: Duro Olowu x MCA Chicago