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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

Duchamp's BOTTLE RACK Invites All Sorts of Interesting Questions About Art

Duchamp's BOTTLE RACK Invites All Sorts of Interesting Questions About Art

WDCB's Gary Zidek visits the Art Institute of Chicago's latest acquisition, Marcel Duchamp's "Bottle Rack"

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 Katja Dominique Rivera, research associate in the department of modern and contemporary art at the Art Institute of Chicago, next to Duchamp's "Bottle Rack"

Katja Dominique Rivera, research associate in the department of modern and contemporary art at the Art Institute of Chicago, next to Duchamp's "Bottle Rack"

"Duchamp really hits the nail on the head by questioning authorship and what it means to make a work of art. The idea versus what's the visual effect of the work, I think are radical questions" - Katja Rivera  

 Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp

 
 Installation view of Marcel Duchamp’s  Bottle Rack  (1914/1959, signed 1960) in Gallery 395. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Installation view of Marcel Duchamp’s Bottle Rack (1914/1959, signed 1960) in Gallery 395. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.

You can see "Bottle Rack" for yourself at the Art Institute in Gallery 395.

Haven Theatre Presents New Production of Bertolt Brecht's FEAR & MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH

Haven Theatre Presents New Production of Bertolt Brecht's FEAR & MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH

Nina Chanel Abney Exhibition Comes to Chicago

Nina Chanel Abney Exhibition Comes to Chicago