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Illuminate at Water Street Studios
Sean Williams. Light Miners (series). 2007. (Photo credit: Zachary Johnson) Philosopher Erich Fromm said that “creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” With Illuminate, the staff at Water Street Studios has decided new ideas are worth the risk. In seven gallery shows over the past two... 
I'm Here to Make Friends by Aay Preston-Myint
In “I’m Here To Make Friends,” part of The Happy Collaborationists’ ‘Nostalgia’ series, Aay Preston-Myint digs through eight years of friendships, roommates, lovers, spaces, and collectives to assemble a body of work for a “solo” show using collaboration as its foundation. The Happy Collaborationists... 
Laura Mackin: 120 Years at threewalls
Laura Mackin, Driving (Dean, 1946-2006), 2011 Digital video, 2 minutes On January 13th, Laura Mackin introduced a new exhibition entitled 120 Years at threewalls, the latest installment in the threewallsSOLO program. Upon arrival, those who traveled to the exhibition found themselves confronted with more terrain... 
I Am Logan Square Article Exchange // Sulzen/Zamudio Art Studio
As we continue with the new year we’ll also continue our article exchange partnership  with I Am Logan Square. The goal of this partnership is to build bridges within our writing community, help promote one another to new audiences across the board and give more exposure to the art that keeps our Chicago experience... 
Fat Cap Article Exchange // 'Clean It Up' Goons Animation
This week for our article exchange with Fat Cap we present an oldie but a goodie, a stop motion video by Chicago-based street artist Goons and Ace Norton. This series of article exchanges are based on a partnership between Sixty Inches From Center and Fat Cap. The goal of this partnership is to build bridges within... 
Under the Gossamer | A Conversation with Camille Morgan
Fashion is an art. It is hard to come face-to-face with the work of Yinka Shonibare or Alexander McQueen without acknowledging this. Where it gets more difficult is when what we wear goes from being a beautiful object used as a celebration of individual self-expression or simply a necessity to a signifier of even... 
Week Ends, Art Begins || January 20th – January 22nd
FRIDAY || JANUARY 20th, 2012 Opening Reception // STUCK UP: A Selected History of Alternative & Pop Culture Told Through Stickers Maxwell Colette Gallery and DB Burkeman are excited to present STUCK UP: A selected history of alternative & pop culture told though stickers. This museum-quality traveling exhibition,... 
Art Box: The Far West Suburb's Newest Art Store
In February of 2010, Geneva, IL lost the area’s only art supply store when Viking Office Supply closed after 33 years of business. That put the nearest source of art supplies over ten miles to the east in Wheaton. That is, until August of 2011, when Geneva and the far west suburbs gained a new art supply store,... 
Spaces of In-Betweens: An Interview with Kristina Paabus
Artist Kristina Paabus' studio at 'The Butcher Shop' When I first saw some works of Kristina Paabus at Hinge Gallery a few months back, I was immediately drawn to the precision of line and the delicacy of detail in her work. In her pieces she utilizes varied forms of mediums, she reflects ‘in-betweens’,... 
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