A University of Illinois professor from 1959 to 1985, Breen was known for his landscape paintings and ceramic animal sculptures.
Writes curator Ian Wang: I'm eager to share with viewers what I have learned from curating an exhibition many years in the making — "150 Years: UI Art Creation and Major Art Movements of the World," which opens Thursday at the Illini Union Art Gallery.
The Champaign City Council will discuss the request Tuesday to designate West Clark Street between Prairie and Elm streets as Honorary Harry Breen Way
The University of Illinois School of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition at Krannert Art Museum is our longest tradition.
URBANA — As part of a rotating art-in-the-park exhibit, a sculpture in Meadowbrook Park is set to be loaned to a new sculpture garden in Peoria.
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Located at the northeast corner of Washington and Neil streets, the tree rises 31 feet in the air and weighs 1.5 tons. It is made of 10,000 recycled bottles.
“The people I support in the arts are deeply struggling. They miss both the intrinsic rewards of creating for audiences and the vanishing infrastructures of support for what they do."
In a memo to the council, city staff said the Black Lives Matter mural would be considered “government speech,” so it wouldn’t be making the street a free-speech zone.
Ja Nelle Pleasure’s latest exhibit of recycled art is on display at Randolph Street Community Gardens as part of 40 North’s program, which involves 10 pieces being installed across Champaign-Urbana.
I have to say, I’m incredibly proud of the team at Krannert Art Museum and what they’ve achieved over the last few months, under seriously trying circumstances.
Jon Seydl and his staff originally intended to open the museum in early July, but they wanted to make sure they were completely ready.
The coronavirus pandemic has been an opportunity for others to experience some of the challenges Liza Sylvestre goes through every day. Anthony Zilis tells the story of Krannert Art Museum’s curator of academic programs.
Donley hopes that her project gives library customers a reason to stop, take a breath, and look at something beautiful.
URBANA — As he walked through the farmers market at Lincoln Square Mall 20 years ago, some rusty sculptures made out of old farm equipment caught Richard Mohr’s eye.
With the state set to enter Phase 4 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan, staff writer Anthony Zilis examines what various of University of Illinois venues are anticipating will change once students and visitors return.
The show was created in 2010 by Dale and Peg Steffensen, who wanted to find a way to honor their son, Eric, who was killed in an accident with a drunk driver in 1970.
Located just inside the main west entrance of the building, the exhibit shows 10 sports and entertainment stars who performed over the years at the arena formerly known as the Assembly Hall.