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ArtEdge | Nick Cave and Jack Cave, The Color Is

May 21, 20226:00 pm

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The Color Is

Nick Cave and Jack Cave, The Color Is A Performative Fashion Experience

About the Event

ArtEdge, Chicago’s premier gala, builds upon the MCA’s legacy of unforgettable events dedicated to celebrating contemporary art in Chicago.

In 2022, we continue this tradition as we celebrate The Color Is by Nick Cave and Jack Cave with special guests Labelle at the DuSable Black History Museum’s Roundhouse. Presented on the occasion of the MCA exhibition Nick Cave: ForothermoreThe Color Is features original fashion design, dance choreography, and a one-night performance by legendary Labelle.

Proceeds from this event support the MCA’s collaborative efforts to provide a platform for living artists, in pursuit of a creative and diverse future.

ArtEdge Partners and Cochairs


The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is thrilled to partner with the DuSable Black History Museum.

Learn more about The Color Is public performances.

ArtEdge Cochairs

  • Julie Bernstein
  • Marc Brooks
  • Ellen-Blair Chube
  • Marilyn and Larry Fields
  • Nickol Hackett
  • Jana Hees
  • Ashley Netzky
  • Ilan Shalit
  • Tarrah Cooper Wright

The Color Is Sponsors

Lead support is provided by Kenneth C. Griffin, Jack Shainman Gallery, Anne L. Kaplan, Ashley Hemphill Netzky and Pamela Netzky, Cari and Michael Sacks, Rebekah and Ilan Shalit, and the Zell Family Foundation.

Major support is provided by The Bluhm Family, Ellen-Blair Chube, Nancy and Steve Crown, Lois and Steve Eisen and the Eisen Family Foundation, Agnes Gund, Caryn and King Harris, The Kovler Family Foundation, Liz and Eric Lefkofsky, Northern Trust, Nathaniel Robinson, and Karyn and Bill Silverstein, and Anonymous.

Generous support is provided by Christie’s, Marilyn and Larry Fields, Nancy and Nicholas Giampietro, Jana Hees, Susie Karkomi and Marvin Leavitt, D. Elizabeth Price, Catherine Ross and Chris Liguori, Tarrah Cooper Wright and Jeffrey Wright.

Jack Shaiman Gallery


Lead Sponsors
Kenneth C. Griffin
Anne L. Kaplan
Ashley Hemphill Netzky and Pamela Netzky
Cari and Michael Sacks
Rebekah and Ilan Shalit
Zell Family Foundation
Major Sponsors
The Bluhm Family
Ellen-Blair Chube
Nancy and Steve Crown
Caryn and King Harris
The Kovler Family Foundation
Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Karyn and Bill Silverstein
Gold Tables
Julie and Larry Bernstein
Marlene Breslow-Blitstein and Berle Blitstein
Ebs Burnough/Desiree Rogers
Susan and Michael Canmann/Shawna and Jay Owen
Marilyn and Larry Fields
Nickol and Darrel Hackett
Jana and Bernardo Hees
Jennifer and Alec Litowitz
Carol Prins and John Hart/The Jessica Fund
Silver Tables
Erica Barrish/Gary Metzner and Scott Johnson
Dr. Anita Blanchard and Martin Nesbitt
Julie and Larry Bernstein
BMO Harris
Marc Brooks and Dr. Tiffany Lue
Robert J. Buford
Lois and Steve Eisen
Dr. Julius Few
Wendy Fisher
Gagosian Art Advisory
Nancy and Nicholas Giampietro
Stephanie and John Harris
Laura and Craig Martin
Nathaniel Robinson
Northern Trust
Tiffany & Co.
Van Cleef & Arpels
Tarrah Cooper Wright and Jeffrey Wright
Joyce Yaung and Matt Bayer