Byline: Tom Valeo Daily Herald Staff Writer
- What: Art in Chicago, 1945-1995
- Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago (one block east of Michigan Avenue)
- When: Nov. 16 to March 23
- Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; closed Mondays
- Admission: Suggested admission is $6.50, $4 for students and seniors. Members and children 12 and under are admitted free
- Parking: Discount parking is available in the garage attached to the east side of the museum
Great art is created twice - once by the artist, and once by the well-informed people who decide that it is, indeed, great art.
That is why "Art in Chicago, 1945-1995," should be viewed as a creative act. In it, 150 artists are enshrined, their greatness verified and certified by a selection process designed to identify the most significant visual artists in Chicago since the end of World War II.
Who identified them?
Ultimately, that responsibility fell to Lynne Warren, the curator of the show, which opens Saturday at the Museum of …