At MCA Chicago, Captivating Collection Show Celebrates Blackness Through American History

Houston-born writer and DJ, Amarie Gipson, looks at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's exhibition and its celebration of Blackness.

As Amarie Gipson notes, "Collection shows rarely get the attention they deserve..." However, Gipson states that the MCA Chicago's exhibition should not be overlooked in its innovation. Read more about Gipson's review, which originally appeared in ArtNews, here.

"Its inventive format offered a promising new model for displaying permanent collections—in a way that is both formally and thematically incisive. Most important, though, and this remains rare in U.S. art museums, it offers a vital space for confronting our nation’s complex engagement with Blackness."