Category: Cross Discipline Art

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“Let us think of these things always. Let us speak of them never.” – MCA Stage

“Let us think of these things always. Let us speak of them never” by Every House Has A Door on the MCA stage Feb 9-13.

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Celestial Bodies in the City: The corporeal and virtual worlds of Mark Jeffery and Judd Morrissey

In “The Labors” by Mark Jeffery and Judd Morrissey, the plotting of star maps and interpretive movements of labor intertwine to create this minimal yet poignant performance at the MCA through January 16th.

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Melissa Ayotte – Glass Paperweight Artist

Glass initially served as a refuge from the day to day of her career

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Income Options for Working Artists: Interview with Lynn Basa

Lynn Basa details industry options for artists

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Free Tickets to Party at Music Box Theatre During Holidays

Get lucky at Music Box this holiday season. Free Tickets!

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David Sedaris Interview

As of 2008, his books have collectively sold seven million copies.

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Painter Virginia Mallard

Her paintings can be found in private and corporate collections around the world.

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Laurie Anderson Brings “Delusion” to Harris Theater

The epic piece combines violin, electronic puppetry, music and visuals.

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ArtBoy Comic Slideshow

Comic by Harvey Rubin

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More Indie Movie Tickets

UPDATE: I feel like the Superfly Pusher Man of free indie movie Tickets. This is what  I have left (as of 12/6): Tiny Apartment – I think I have about 0 sets of tickets left. UPDATE: if you wrote and I sent you an email, then your tickets will hopefully get to you by tomorrow […]

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George Sotos and Anatomy Intensive at The Drawing Workshop

The Drawing Workshop studies the skeletal structure as a basis for form.

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Theatre vs. Performance Art vs. Fringe Theatre

How do you define performance art versus theatre?

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“Downfall” Spoof Videos and the Protection of Satire from Copyright Violation

Ask a lawyer is a series that’s emerged because we have a lawyer on hand willing to dispense free advice. So, in the midst of talking about how satire is immune from copyright, I hear that the “Downfall” spoofs have been removed from YouTube, and I consult local lawyer Cara Dehnert Huffman for some insight.

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Artists in Chicago, Showing During October

It’s common knowledge that Chicago Art Magazine always just runs on fumes, and while we recover our costs from the expansion, we’re doubly so. One thing we do, editorially, is quickly create lots of “evergreen” content, load up “the content hopper schedule” and then all the writers take a break – or in this case, […]

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Performance Art MFA

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago performance department is a mystery to some. SAIC has one of the highest rated graduate programs in the U.S and is known to push its students conceptually, rather than aesthetically. Regular contributor Minami Furukawa investigates.

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Minimum Running Time of Six Hours — Marina Abramović Performance Art School in 2012

The Marina Abramovic Institute, due to open in the fall of 2012 in Hudson, New York, will offer artist workshops, courses for the public, a library, a grants program, and housing for students in seeking to develop interest and quality in performance art.

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Australia at Concertina Gallery

Candice Weber reviews “Australia,” Concertina’s current show featuring the work of two contemporary Australian artists: Anthea Behm & Aron Gent. In the end Weber muses over Behm’s ability to help us with our own cinamyth, Dances With Wolves.

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Site Unseen (2009): (Dis)abling Conditions at The Cultural Center – Four Perspectives

(Dis)abling Conditions – perspectives from three critics and artist response.

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Stan Shellabarger and Dutes Miller’s Untitled Performance (Pink Tube) 

Stan Shellabarger and Dutes Miller sit at opposite ends of an increasingly massive needlecraft

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The Performances of Tania Bruguera

Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera’s art practice shows no boundaries in order to express controversial issues. Her pieces, centered around politics, personal freedoms, and the Cuban revolution provoke discomfort and debate, and often utilize an unknowing audience.