Amanda Williams | Museum of Contemporary Art | Galleries | Chicago Reader

Amanda Williams Recommended Image Closing (Theater and Galleries)

When: July 18-Dec. 31 2017

On the 5900 block of Stewart Avenue, a quiet, grassy lot in Englewood, there's a brick house painted from top to bottom in the teal hue of a pack of Newport cigarettes. Across the street, wildflowers grow at the base of an elevated track where freight trains periodically chug by with a low hum. The residence was painted in 2015 by the artist Amanda Williams and a small crew of helpers because it fit Williams's main criterion: it was slated for demolition. Continue reading >>

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