Richard Hunt, Andy Warhol featured in art exhibitions slated for Chicago’s fall season

“Andy Warhol’s Ten Portraits of Jews of the 20th Century,” Spertus Institute Collection. ©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York While a student in 1953, Richard Hunt attended “Sculpture of the 20th Century,” a traveling show at the Art Institute of Chicago in which he first saw the welded-steel work Spanish sculptor Julio González, a discovery that would set the course of his artistic career.

The now-octogenarian sculptor’s near-lifelong connection with the museum, 111 S. Michigan Ave., will come full circle Sept. 17 with the opening of a solo survey — “Richard […]


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