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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Three chairs and a small table in a room with canvases and a mural on its walls.

Chicago artist Trotter Alexander explores Hawaiian culture in Dittmar Gallery exhibit ‘Ka Makana o’ka’

November 6, 2022

  Trotter Alexander has been an artist since birth, exploring themes of mental health and racial identity while traversing the worlds of both street art and formal art. His most recent exhibit,...

The photo showcases Dittmar Gallery’s new exhibit “Wordless Creatures”. Most of the work for the exhibit is included in the photo, including Matthew Cortez’s “A Weak Connection to the Former Self” on the left side of the image and Madison Gondreau’s “Reflections” on the right.

Dittmar Gallery’s “Wordless Creatures” allows artists to represent their identities through objects

April 6, 2022

A plastic lobster strapped to a pillow; a strip of clay bacon on a shattered plate; the remains of a Vietnamese Daily Calendar — these are just some of the 28 works of art featured in Dittmar Gallery’s...

A piece of art depicting a landscape with a holographic globe layered on top.

“Anthro-obscene” exhibition explores climate change data, human impact

November 17, 2021

The wreckage of homes lies littered on a desolate highway. Tall piles of wood and broken concrete obscure a stormy grey sky. Palm trees curl over from high winds.  This is the landscape artist Stefan...

Four artworks from Marcia Babler’s virtual exhibit. Her piece “In Our Time” on the top left depicts clocks moving through an hourglass. “Bruised” on the bottom right depicts an apple with a bloodied face mask over it. “Cup of Kindness” on the top right, depicts 11 cups with frontliner faces on them over a blue background. “Re-Boot” in the bottom middle depicts the backside of a pair of boots with a syringe protruding from the top. “In This Together” on the bottom right depicts a crowd of people inside a snow globe.

New virtual Dittmar exhibit documents a year of COVID-19 through art

October 12, 2021

Personal quarantine experiences, societal turning points and an overwhelming sense of isolation resonate through “A Year of Creative Confinement,” artist Marcia Babler’s (Weinberg ’75) collection...

A guy in a sweater and gray pants looks at a close-up picture of a girl in an exhibit. There is also a picture of a black and white tree in a frame on the right side of the picture.

“Renaissance Forged” community exhibit at Dittmar Gallery looks toward a new world

April 14, 2021

Visitors walking through the Dittmar Memorial Gallery’s latest exhibit are taken on a journey from introspection to communal optimism. The “Renaissance Forged” exhibit, which features work from...

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