Sean Anderson on Amanda Williams’s Color(ed) Theory Suite

The artist’s brightly painted houses return forgotten sections of Chicago’s south side to vibrant life.
Feb 26, 2021

In our latest online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Sean Anderson, associate curator in the Department of Architecture and Design, talks about Amanda Williams’s Color(ed) Theory Suite (2014–16), in which condemned houses in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood are, however briefly, made visible again by members of the community.

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