Dance

Considered a founder of Impressionism, Edgar Degas actually disliked the label, preferring Realist or Independent. Best known for his paintings and bronze sculptures, Degas was also a printmaker and…

Can the visual arts capture movement in stillness? This slideshow traces the representation of dance, particularly of…

Blending dance, music and performance art with existing works from the collection, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is exploring various forms of motion in Groundings, their latest exhibition.
Groundings explores movement—both seen and unseen—through a series of residencies with artists who work in dance, music, and performance art. Using durational processes, the artists inhabit and shape…