Two exhibitions currently on view at Wrightwood 659a private, non-collecting institution at 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. devoted to socially engaged art and to architecturewill be extended through Feb. 26, 2022.
"Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright" is the dual exhibition exploring two of these architects' long-demolished masterpiecesLouis H. Sullivan's innovative Garrick Theatre that was in Chicago; and Frank Lloyd Wright's Larkin Administration Building that was in Buffalo, New York.
On view concurrently is "Shahidul Alam: We Shall Defy"an exhibition of images and texts that illuminate the life and work of the renowned Bangladeshi photojournalist, teacher, writer, institution-builder and activist.
Both exhibitions are made possible by Alphawood Foundation Chicago.
Tickets are $15 each and are only available online; visit tickets.wrightwood659.org/events.
Current COVID protocols will be followed, including a mandatory face-mask policy.