Gwen Allen

Gwen Allen is Associate Professor of Art History San Francisco State University. Allen has written extensively about art and design for publications such as ArtforumBookforumArt JournalArtMargins, and East of Bourneo. She is also the author of Artists' Magazines: An Alternative Space for Art (MIT Press, 2011), and recently edited the volume The Magazine for the series Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art series (MIT Press and the Whitechapel Gallery, 2016).




 May 26, 2017, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
 Gray Center Lab at Midway Studios

929 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

The Gray Center is excited to inaugurate our Sidebar series with a discussion between art historian Gwen Allen and Gray Center curator Zachary Cahill. Sidebar is a new series of conversations and events hosted by the Gray Center. This edition will focus on the ways in which artists use the magazine as "an alternative medium and experimental space."



 Nov 29, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry

929 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

The Gray Center is pleased to announce the launch of Portable Gray, a new journal dedicated to the weirdness found at the heart of the arts and scholarship(s). Free food. Free drinks. Meet contributors. Complimentary copies of the inaugural issue.