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What to Give: Books on Art

Cammy Brothers, November 22, 2019, Wall Street Journal

When Latin America took on Pop Art

Claire Voon, November 25, 2019, Art and Object

Agit Póp

Luis Lopez Levi , November 7, 2019, F News Magazine

Mansa Musa, el hombre más rico de todos los tiempos

Abril Phillips, December 21, 2019, La Vanguardia (Spain)

10 best museum exhibits in Chicago for 2019

Steve Johnson, December 18, 2019, Chicago Tribune

Best of 2019: Our Top 20 United States Art Shows

Seph Rodney, December 12, 2019, Hyperallergic

Interview with Kathleen Bickford Berzock

Nadirah Mansour, December 23, 2019, New Books Network

Adventures of A Shilling

Rebecca L. Spang, December 6, 2019, Times Literary Supplement

10 of the best winter exhibitions in Chicago

Paul Joseph, December 13, 2019, Chicago Hotels Magazine

Review: Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time:

Elizabeth Perrill, October 2019, College Art Association Reviews

Goings on About Town - Modernisms

Johanna Fateman, October 2019, The New Yorker

‘Pop America’ Reframes Pop Art, Expands Notion of ‘America’

Marc Vitali, October 17, 2019, WTTW: Chicago Tonight

Block Museum presents film series “Ism, Ism, Ism”

Aaron Wang, October 16, 2019, The Daily Northwestern

Block Cinema examines horror films in new series

Lami Zhang, October 10, 2019, North by Northwestern

Get Your Aesthetics in Gear: Explore 100 Years of Art in Two Seasons

Janet Arvia, October 6, 2019, Rebellious Magazine

‘Ism, Ism, Ism’ provides glimpses into overlooked worlds

Catey Sullivan, October 3, 2019, Chicago Reader

Zia Anger relies on herself with My First Film

Cody Corrall, October 3, 2019, Chicago Reader

“Pop América” exhibition showcases the rich tradition of Latin American pop art

Wilson Chapman, September 25, 2019, The Daily Northwestern

Art 50: Chicago’s Visual Vanguard 2019

Kerry Cardoza, August 29, 2019, NewCity

Feast Your Eyes: Top 5 Picks for Fall Arts Season

Kyle Macmillan, September 2019, Michigan Avenue Magazine

Commentary: Pop Art Has Made A Global Impact On The Art World

Nancy Kranzberg, August 5, 2019, St. Louis Public Radio

Ask the Curator: Janet Dees and Kathleen Bickford Berzock

Interview with Oliver Enwonwu and Oyindamola Olaniyan, July 11, 2019, Omenka Magazine

Remembering Agnès Varda with a festival of her short films

Cody Corrall, July 10, 2019, Chicago Reader

Head of the Smithsonian visits Block Museum of Art

Stephanie Kulke, June 20, 2019, Northwestern Now

Block Museum announces exhibitions for year of global modernisms

Stephanie Kulke, June 20, 2019, Northwestern Now

Travel with a Local: Evanston, Illinois

Kathryn Dennee, June 19, 2019, Verily Magazine

Bringing African Artifacts Home

Damola Durosomo, June 10, 2019, OkayAfrica

Art: The Best Events This Season

Zach Long, June 12, 2019, Time Out Chicago

Africa's Lost Kingdoms

Howard W. French, June 27, 2019 issue, The New York Review of Books

Art World News

Eric Vilas-Boas, June 6, 2019, Hyperallergic

Art World News Today

June 5, 2019, Blouin Art Info

Acquisitions of the month: May 2019

June 5, 2019, Apollo Magazine

Dispatch: Chicago

Laura Kina, May/June 2019, Art Asia Pacific

Block Museum receives major gift of photography by Brett Weston

Stephanie Kulke, May 30, 2019, Northwestern Now

Why Evanston, Illinois Is One of the Coolest Suburbs in America

Sydney Stone, May 24, 2019, Apartment Therapy

Mansa Musa, l’homme le plus riche de tous les temps

Irene Mosalli, May 3, 2019, L'Orient-Le Jour

Arts faculty on page and stage

Stephanie Kulke, April 26, 2019, Northwestern Now

The Block Museum announces spring 2019 cinema season

Stephanie Kulke, April 19, 2019, Northwestern Now


Karla Mariana Huerta, April 22, 2019, All City Canvas

The Latin American History of Pop Art

Brenna M. Casey, April 12, 2019, Hyperallergic

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

Kathleen Bickford Berzock, April 10, 2019, Popular Archaeology

Art Exhibit Highlights Influence of Ancient Africa

Elaine Pasquini, April 2019, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Africa’s Overlooked Role in Medieval Art History

Claire Voon, April 8, 2019, Art & Object

Moving the Middle

Josephine Livingstone, April 1 2019, Art in America

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Naima Mohamud, March 10, 2019, BBC News

Raising the Cultural Bar on Campuses

Kerry Hannon, March 12, 2019, The New York Times

"Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time" Block Museum of Art

Rebecca Memoli, March 2019, New Art Examiner

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

Allie Huff, March 2019, The Lumanary

New museum exhibit – “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time”

S. Crawford, February 09, 2019, Planes and Plates - Blog

New Exhibition Highlights Mansa Musa, the Richest Man who Ever Lived

Michele Debczak, February 07, 2019, Mental Floss

Exhibition at Block Museum explores Africa's influence during Medieval age

Karie Angell Luc, February 04, 2019, Pioneer Press - Evanston Review

The Block strikes gold with new medieval African art exhibition

Justin Curto, February 04, 2019, North by Northwestern

New Exhibition Highlights Story of the Richest Man Who Ever Lived

Jason Daley, February 05, 2019,

Medieval Map Points to World's Richest Man, Maybe Ever

Stephanie Pappas, January 31, 2019, Live Science

Opening day celebration for ‘Caravans of Gold’ sets attendance record

Stephanie Kulke, January 29, 2019, Northwestern Now

Photo Pick of the Day: Caravans of Gold

January 29, 2019, Art Daily Email Newsletter

US exhibit portrays Africa’s interconnected medieval past

January 27, 2019, Daily Times (Pakistan)

The Block Museum celebrates West African history in Caravans of Gold opening

Karen Reyes, January 26, 2019, North by Northwestern

‘Kinky Boots,’ Disney on Ice and more cool things to do in Chicago Jan. 25-31

Miriam Di Nunzio, Mary Houlihan, January 25, 2019, Chicago Sun Times

Assembling the fragments of Africa’s medieval past

Kathleen Bickford Berzock, January 25, 2019, Apollo Magazine

“Caravans of Gold” Shows Treasures of Medieval Africa

Jerome McDonell, January 25, 2019, WBEZ

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

January 18, 2019, The Visualist

When Saharan Sands Glittered with Gold

Jason Foumberg, January 14, 2019, The Art Newspaper

Art Top 5

Elliot Reichart, January 2, 2019, New City

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet brings stories of African-American creatives to life

Savannah Kelley, January 31, 2019, The Daily Northwestern

How Northwestern Got Its Hands on Rare Medieval African Art

Jason Foumberg, January 22, 2019, Chicago Magazine

Unpacking Medieval African Art’s Profound Global Legacy

Niama Safia Sand, January 21, 2019, Artsy

Stories of Chicago-area people hit by government shutdown

Morgan Greene and Elvia Malagon, January 17, 2019, Chicago Tribune

When Saharan sands glittered with gold

Jason Foumberg, January 2019, The Art Newspaper