I don’t remember the name of the coffee shop. I just remember that the floor was made of wood and I recognized Stephanie Burke from her picture – a shaved head except for bangs — and it all began there in 2009. The running joke was that people were always very surprised at two things […]
The Two-year Fund to Fortress the Archive Chicago Art Magazine closed down in April of 2012. The site, built on WordPress and a template that was created in 2008 has aged badly and become vulnerable to malware. The site went down twice and at one point the database (in which the articles are stored) was […]
The team behind Chicago Art Magazine can build artist websites for only $350!
-Sponsored Post- Chicago’s citywide collaborative arts event, Chicago Artists Month, returns this October with 200 events, ranging from exhibitions to open studio tours and neighborhood art walks presented by museums, galleries, cultural centers and arts organizations throughout the city. More than 45 neighborhoods will participate in this year’s month-long arts celebration, which showcases approximately 5,000 […]
The massive art collection at McCormick Place West.
So many kind things have been said about James Wood that I’d just like to post some of the messages and comments that have come in, and welcome further kind words. As many of you already know, Jim Woods passed this weekend. From the Associated Press: LOS ANGELES — James N. Wood, the president and […]
Intro: the seasoned veterans of the 57St. Art Fair (featured in this post) have assembled a simple and straightforward guide for successful navigation of the intense summer scene. Tips for Choosing a Fair and Buying Art—Art Buying Do’s Attend the free art fairs. Attend some of the early season fairs when you’ll see the artists’ best […]
Gallery 400 at UIC and threewalls announce Propeller Fund and the initial round of this new granting opportunity for independent visual artists, curators and visual art groups in Cook County, IL. Applications Due: August 1, 2010, with 15 winners announced in October 2010. Five workshops to introduce Propeller Fund, with tips, hints and advice on […]
Katherine Pill and Francesca Wilmott, the masterminds behind Concertina, one of the area’s strongest apartment galleries, will be closing. Both curators are graduating and moving out-of-state (Kansas City and St. Louis) for museum curatorial jobs. Co-founder (and former CAMag writer) Corinna Kirsch will be moving back to Chicago, so they are hoping to continue a Concertina collaboration in some capacity. An update […]
On Tuesdays, April 13th, EMERGE convened to select the newest piece of art for the Museum of Contemporary Art. This meeting marked the inaugural year for the EMERGE group and their role in selecting and acquiring a work of art for theÂ MCA’s collection. The three finalists were Kate Gilmore, Anthony Pearson, and Mitzi Pederson. Before […]