Author Archive for Chicago Art Magazine

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Joyce Owens reviews “Race” at the Goodman Theatre

The fact that Mamet called the play “Race” indicates he does not feel he has to skirt the issue.

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Saturday Feb 11 is “Fluxus Day” at the Chicago Cultural Center

Day of Free Events and Performances from the Avant-Garde Tradition.

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Feb 9-12

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, February 9th – 12th.

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Constructing Future Forms: Afro-Futurism and Fashion in Chicago, Part II

In Afro-Futurism, the garment is an active part of the creative/transformative process; the garment or costume is an activator.

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Wait, Where are You Located Again?: Pentagon Gallery

Without a space, a gallery needs resources, such as a solid and reliable network, in order to keep the business functional.

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Black Gossamer: Photo Op for the African American Experience

“I wanted to look at black culture in a way that was not focused on viewing it through white culture.”

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Feb 2-4, 2012

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, February 2nd – 4th.

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Constructing Future Forms: Afro-Futurism and Fashion in Chicago, Part I

“The future didn’t just happen; it was created.”

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New Gallery Spotlight: Hinge Gallery

“Everyone is welcome at Hinge. All too often, people assume art is for the few; I do not believe this to be true.” –Holly Sabin

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SKY LINES at Chapel Projects 2/3

Works by Robin Dluzen; Photographs produced by New Bound Media

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Edgewater Abandoned Theater to become Community Art Space

Rosi is determined to construct a community center for the arts in Edgewater where the arts once flourished.

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Jan 26-29, 2012

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, January 26th – 29th.

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Union League Club of Chicago Honors Phyllis Bramson & Anne Wilson

The Distinguished Artist Program was established to honor select Chicago-area artists for their contributions to the visual arts and the community.

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Shipping a Painting?: Advice from Chicago Artists

“Any of you painters have advice for shipping a relatively big painting on canvas?”

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Fear No ART Chicago Launches New Show: The Dinner Party 1/30

Alfano invites 3 artists and a celebrity chef to join in food, art, wine and conversation during this 1 hour show.

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Somebody Please Explain What “Post-modernism” Is: Interview with Gretchen Holmes

“There’s now a disconnect between the way things appear to be and the way things really are.” –Gretchen Holmes

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Re-Examining the New Art Examiner Symposium 1/28

January 28, 2012: Conversation with co-founding editor Derek Guthrie, and with editors and authors many of whom are featured in The Essential New Art Examiner, edited by Terri Griffith, Kathryn Born, and Janet Koplos

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Jan 20-22, 2012

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, January 20th – 22nd.

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Final 2012 Community Arts Assistance Program Workshop 1/19

The final Application Assistance Workshop will be held Thursday, January 19, 4 – 6 pm @ Chicago Cultural Center.

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Joseph Ravens: Heralding the Poetics of Perception

I am used to doing art for the elitist crowd, but if we can blow people away and expand their consciousness, it’s like combating close-mindedness.