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Piecemeal sell-off of bankrupt Johnson Publishing Co. continues with art auction

Jan 02, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

The artworks once decorated the famed company's Michigan Avenue headquarters. The last major auction of assets belonging to Johnson Publishing Co., which filed for bankruptcy in April, will take place in late January when 100 pieces of art that once decorated the company's Michigan Avenue headquarters are put on the block.

One of the pieces in the collection, by artist Carrie Mae Weems, chronicles the black migration to Chicago from Southern states through a series of seven real-life im...