Today's front page article on the Chicago Tribune about brides and their anger over a new installation at the Art Institute of Chicago has sparked a flurry of discussion both online and offline.
At the heart of the matter is one question the Tribune seems to dance around: what is the function of an art museum? Is it to display art? Or to provide a venue for weddings, corporate events, etc.?
If you have been following the Chicago Art Blog, you'll be able to guess that I'll come down on the side of the artwork.