Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Saturday, June 22

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After years of legal infighting, the board of the Terra Museum of American Art voted to close the museum in late October 2004. Many of the 700 works in the collection, assembled by the late Daniel Terra, will be moved to the Art Institute of Chicago. Now the board must decide what to do with the North Michigan building, yet another point of legal contention. Read more in the Chicago Sun-Times.

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