FOUND: P.S. Page Me Later

October 3 - December 27, 2014

Found Logo red
Page Me LaterOne snowy winter night in Chicago in early 2001, writer and This American Life reporter Davy Rothbart found a note on his windshield meant for someone else — a guy named Mario. Taken by the energy, emotion, and mystery of his find, he decided to create a handmade zine called FOUND, which would collect notes, letters, and photos plucked off the ground and the street, lost and forgotten items found by himself and a range of kindred, curious spirits.

The first issue was published that summer and quickly the annual zine (and its companion website) became an underground phenomenon, “a powerful fix for thinking voyeurs,” as the Boston Globe put it. To help spread word, Davy Rothbart and his brother Peter began a series of ambitious tours, crisscrossing the country, collecting new finds, and recruiting an army of new finders, the Johnny Appleseeds of intriguing litter. READ MORE »

Collective Soul: Outsider Art from Chicago Collections

September 19 - December 27, 2014

Collective Soul on exhibition at Intuit

Left to Right: School Teacher by William Edmonson, Collection of Karen Lennox Gallery; Untitled No. 865 by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Collection of Stacy and Tim Bruce; Nude Seated in Garden by Drossos Skyllas, Collection of Robert A. Roth

In 1951, Jean Dubuffet’s Anticultural Positions speech at the Arts Club of Chicago brought an awareness of self-taught art to the forefront of the contemporary scene. The impact of this shift has endured, carried forward by those who appreciated the authentic expression found in self-taught art. READ MORE »

Closed for Thanksgiving

November 26: Closing at 3pm
November 27: Closed

Intuit will be closing early at 3pm on November 26th and will be closed on November 27th. Normal business hours resume on November 28th.

A Conversation with Chicago Collectors

December 4, 2014
7pm

Free and open to the public

An open discussion from the perspective of three major collectors.

Visionary Craft: Bookbinding

December 6, 2014
1-4pm

$25 / $20 Intuit Member

Learn bookbinding techniques that can be applied to a variety of projects.