Try A Little Tenderness

12.15.2011

ART & DESIGN

A house is only as sturdy as its foundation; a community as strong as its members. Taking this to heart, artist Theaster Gates has revitalized an abandoned house in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood of South Side, Chicago and turned it into a flourishing neighborhood-based arts project. Here, Life+Times takes a tour of the space and meets its members.

  • D Dunning

    This Is Amazing … Your Efforts Have Made It To LA … Keep Changing The World My Man.

    - Darryl Dunning II

  • D Dunning

    This Is Amazing … Your Efforts Have Made It To LA … Keep Changing The World My Man.

    - Darryl Dunning II

  • http://twitter.com/RooseveltHemphi Roosevelt Hemphill

    Yes Sir !

  • http://twitter.com/RooseveltHemphi Roosevelt Hemphill

    Yes Sir !

  • http://twitter.com/RooseveltHemphi Roosevelt Hemphill

    Yes !

  • http://twitter.com/RooseveltHemphi Roosevelt Hemphill

    Yes !

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Andrea-Staley/713433866 Andrea Staley

    I live in Chicago and would love to get involved with skill sharing. Is there website or an organization I could contact?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Andrea-Staley/713433866 Andrea Staley

    I live in Chicago and would love to get involved with skill sharing. Is there website or an organization I could contact?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Andrea-Staley/713433866 Andrea Staley

    I live in Chicago and would love to get involved with skill sharing. Is there website or an organization I could contact?

  • Anonymous

    @ Andrea – Theaster’s site (linked in the article) is the best point of contact.

  • Anonymous

    @ Andrea – Theaster’s site (linked in the article) is the best point of contact.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1038729332 James Barnett

    No work – All play – Dr. Kevorkian

  • http://twitter.com/StyleRoot Trina Morris

    awesomeness ; )

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Blck-Bdy/100000547816754 Blck Bdy

    roll call: theaster gates … david adjaye … majora carter … green is the new black. i know exactly where I would revitalize at! where would you?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Blck-Bdy/100000547816754 Blck Bdy

    roll call: theaster gates … david adjaye … majora carter … green is the new black. i know exactly where I would revitalize at! where would you?

  • http://twitter.com/tafiebarbes Tafara Faith Tahwa

    wow amazing!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/amandabuck Amanda Buck

    Hi! I am trying to embed this video into a new website for Theaster’s Rebuild Foundation, but your embed code doesn’t work. Is this video perhaps on YouTube or Vimeo so it can be embedded? Please send link if so. Much appreciated!

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