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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.

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Hebru Brantley’s Evolution

There’s a dichotomy of going to school or not going to school, being a studied artist or a folk artist.

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Jan 13-15, 2012

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, January 13th – 15th.

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Unfolding Space at Floating World Gallery 1/20

Unfolding Space addresses the question: is there a way to represent a place objectively?

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Park West Gallery Visits Paris: A Lifetime of Lebadang

On the eve of his ninetieth birthday, Vietnamese artist, Lebadang, is as creative as he was 50 years ago. Albert Scaglione of Park West Gallery journeys to Paris to visit the artist, discovering a treasure trove of his work across the decades.

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Wrocław School of Printmaking Exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center

The exhibition provides a comprehensive overview of the variety of printmaking techniques and sources of inspiration employed by the artists of the Wrocław School.

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Chicago-area Professor Manglano-Ovalle Wins $50,000 USA Fellow Award

Manglano-Ovalle is known for his technologically sophisticated artworks that combine sculpture and video to raise questions about social and political issues.

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Non-Collecting Museums

The non-collecting art museum is a relative anomaly

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Jan 6-9, 2012

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, January 6th – 9th.

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National Wet Paint Exhibition 2012

The National Wet Paint Exhibition 2012 is an outlook and an overview of top MFA painting programs in the United States.

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Gallery Representation Case Study:  Tom Torluemke Part 2 of 2

How would you compare your experience being with a gallery vs. being on your own?

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Artist Websites Web Services + Training for Updates

The team behind Chicago Art Magazine can build artist websites for only $350!

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Environmental Artists: The Color Green

Here are some local sustainable artists you should know.

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Catherine Schwalbe-Bouzide’s Corn Party: Intent and Reception of Social Art

She’s inserting herself, bringing something of her own.

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Gallery Representation Case Study: Tom Torluemke Part 1

His thoughts and experiences in regard to gallery representation.

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Modern Man by Nelson Carvajal

Appropriation Art/Video Installation by Chicago filmmaker, Nelson Carvajal.