Author Archive for Chicago Art Magazine

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The Water Wall at Evanston Hospital

A healing ambiance and a focal point for people using the building.

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The Komodo Dragon: Gallery Representation the Slow Way

I’d made my bite, introduced myself. What I did NOT do was take these initial rejections personally, nor as the end of the discussion.

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Chicago’s Twelve: 12 Artists Mobilizing the Earth. Curated by Sergio Gomez

Curator Sergio Gomez has selected twelve Chicago artists currently turning their attention to Mobilizing the Earth, the focus of this year’s World Earth Day.

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Interview with Chicago Gallerist Linda Warren of Linda Warren Projects

I am confident in the value of the artists I work with, and I think collectors ultimately know how to find the galleries and artists that resonate for them.

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Southside Hub of Production: An Open Invitation for Creative Community

The aim of Southside Hub of Production is to provide cultural and communal free space as an alternative to the museums, galleries, and universities.

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Closing of Chicago Art Magazine

Chicago Art Magazine will remain online, in its current form, for the next five years as an archive to the 935 posts and 5,260 images.

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Matthew Woodward: Catalogs of Anonymous Forms

Through scale, dramatic chiaroscuro, and composition, these rather unimportant decorative images are transformed into grand icons.

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Diane Nelson: Re-imagination of Biology and Art

Nelson has harnessed the microscopic world that dictated much of her previous career, drawing from it its curious palettes, lines, shapes and movements.

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Weekly Pick: Katherine Desjardins at Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery

Her Chicago debut/performance/mashup brings together a trio of meat packers and a 100-foot drawing with the intention to delight and confound.

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A Critical Assessment of the “Twitter Art” Bandwagon

From the archives of the Chicago Now Blog; by Candice Weber

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The Spirit of Marwen

Marwen is a hub for Chicago’s students–students from fifty-four of Chicago’s fifty-seven zip codes attend Marwen.

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Joyce Owens: Do Collectors Owe Profits to Artists?

From the archives of the Chicago Now blog; By Joyce Owens

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Weekly Pick: “Studio Malick” at DePaul Art Museum

Studio Malick features photographs by Sidibé, a Malian photographer noted for his images of the nightlife in Bamako in the 1960s.

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Sound, Shape, and Color Converge: John Cage’s SONATAS AND INTERLUDES 3/31

Admission is free for Eliza Garth’s performance of John Cage’s masterpiece.

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Park West Gallery showcases the photorealism of Scott Jacobs

With the popularity of his paintings, Scott has translated his photorealism to new media, perfecting the arts of lithography, serigraphy, and giclée.

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New Gallery Spotlight: Courtney Blades Gallery

Shows at the Courtney Blades Gallery have been quite conceptual, melding both traditional and graphic aesthetics with Internet technology.

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Joyce Owens Reviews ‘The Convert’ and ‘Camino Real’ at the Goodman Theatre

To borrow 1960’s parlance, it was a happening.

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Hackerspace at Pumping Station 1: Will the Arts Go Open Source?

From the archives of the Chicago Now blog. By Kathryn Born

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Weekly Pick: YOU, I, YOU SEE at Co-Prosperity Sphere

This isn’t your typical first-year, second-year, or MFA-thesis shows.

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The Artist Facing the Art: Antonia Gurkovska

What is more important – the art or the artist?