Weekly Picks: July 21 - July 27
  Monday || July 21 Gestos Gráficos: René Arceo & Friends This exhibition at the Bridgeport Art Center opened June 20th and will run continuously until August 1st.  Chicago print maker ReneArceo’s work constitutes the main body of this exhibition and represents a selection of gestural prints... 
Weekly Picks: July 14- July 20
Sixty Inches from Center recently launched the inaugural issue for our new online magazine.  But don’t worry!  We are still going to be posting content on our archive site here.  Please continue to enjoy our weekly calendar, a list of visual art related events happening in Chicago. The events that we choose... 
Sixty Launches a New Online Magazine...
Dear friends, Sixty has been pretty quiet since 2014 began. Maybe you noticed. Either way, we have a lot of new things happening that we’d like to share with you. First and foremost, we have spent much of the past six months reflecting on what we’ve done over the past three years. We have thought about... 
On the Real: Out of Sight 2013
Billed as a series of ten unexpected encounters of performance, Out of Sight pops up in various places across Wicker Park and Bucktown in the late summer and early fall every year. Last year, our friends at On the Real were there to capture some of these haunting examples of public dance and performance art. Check... 
RISK: Empathy, Art, and Social Practice
One part exhibit and one part event series, RISK is a terrifically exciting exploration of socially engagement and the arts. Not only that, it features many artists close to our hearts, including Alberto Aguilar, Jim Duignan, Faheem Majeed, and Cheryl Pope, among many others. So perhaps it’s no surprise that... 
Inside ChiArts: Young Artists in the Making – Bruce Bennett and Gabby Ochoa
Bruce Bennett and Gabby Ochoa are senior photography majors at The Chicago High School for the Arts. Last September, after being selected by their peers at the Filter Photo Festival, the young artists had their portfolios reviewed by author and photographer Jane Fulton Alt and Chicago Tribune photo editor Michael... 
Graduation: Documenting Chicago Youth Violence
Sophia Nahli Allison’s photo series Graduation goes beyond the detached sensationalism of daily headlines to document the ongoing effects of loss and violence on Chicago’s youth. Visiting the schools that victims of violence attended, she photographs the institution as a locus of community and mourning,... 
Studio Reflections with Diana Gabriel
We use the notion of scale everyday to relate to the world around us. We use it to judge monetary value, power and physical strength amongst other things. Looking at a miniature can transform our experience into an intimate moment, one where we feel powerful over a minute world. On the other hand, if we are looking... 
Inside ChiArts: Chicago Artists in the Making - Harlan Ballogg
Last spring, I attended the Senior Visual Arts Exhibit featuring projects by the first graduating class of The Chicago High School for the Arts. ChiArts, as the school is known, opened in 2009 and is the first public arts high school to serve the Chicago area, with the mission of diversifying the city’s landscape... 
In The Studio with Mario Gonzalez, Jr.
Zore, Zore Sixtyfour, Mario–he has many names. And depending on the time zone or space, you may get a different persona which often leads to a different body of work. But no matter which version of Mario Gonzalez, Jr. or series of work you find yourself encountered by, there is undoubtedly a common thread found... 
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