Visual Arts

The Structure of Images: Alfredo Jaar at MCA, Chicago

The Structure of Images, a moving exhibition of five works by the artist, filmmaker, and architect Alfredo Jaar is currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago. The selection spans thirty years and illustrates Jaar's ongoing impulse to understand complex social and political issues. Jaar's work asks us to consider the politics, ethics, and power dynamics inherent in the torrent of images...
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