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EXPO CHICAGO 2013 // An Interview with Tony Karman

EXPO CHICAGO 2013 // An Interview with Tony Karman
Expo Chicago 2012 Vernissage. (Image courtesy of Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations.) Art lovers, clear your schedules. This week, Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, is back for its second year. Art from 125 premier galleries will grace Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, transformed once again by Jeanne Gang and Studio Gang Architects into an engaging interior... 
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EXPO CHICAGO // An Interview with Tony Karman, Part II

EXPO CHICAGO // An Interview with Tony Karman, Part II
Vernissage. Expo Chicago 2012. (Image courtesy of Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations.) Last month, about a week before Expo Chicago: The International Exposition of Modern/Contemporary Art & Design opened, I sat down with Tony Karman, Expo’s President and Director, for a preview of the inaugural fair. It might have been easy for some to dismiss those early superlatives as simply hype,... 

Spotlight: The Chicago Photography Collective



Spotlight: The Chicago Photography Collective


Four people started meeting for lunch once a month, then something clicked, and a vision took shape. A deliberate community of visual artists was born. The Chicago Photography Collective has attracted more than 25 professional photographers to its membership. It serves as a support system, but it also wants to help foster an identity for photography in the city, member Damon Shell said. New York or... 

Sixty’s Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2011

Sixty's Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2011
As the People Don’t Like to Read Art show at Western Exhibitions proved, people do like to read art–and they will. The following are the top ten Sixty articles that you read (or watched) this past year. #1  || Hyde Park Public Art 5 of 5 The Spirit of Hyde Park, 2010. Hyde Park, Chicago, IL. (Photo credit: Zachary Johnson) “Taking in the wall, a mix of styles was evident. Bold, abstract... 

Sitting Down With Chris Smith

Sitting Down With Chris Smith
Chris Smith in the studio. March 21, 2011. (Photo credit: Zachary Johnson) I first met Chris Smith in 2009 when I was the new intern and Chris the new assistant director at the Linda Warren Gallery. I’ve always been interested in his story of how he became a professional artist as well as the passionate way in which he speaks about his work. Last week, I visited Chris’s studio to learn more... 

It’s all about YOU: You Media at Harold Washington Library

It’s all about YOU: You Media at Harold Washington Library
Image taken from YouMediaChicago.org Anyone walking by the Harold Washington Library is usually captivated by its size and spectacular design.  After passing this monumental building in downtown Chicago hundreds of times, you begin to notice other things–such as the teenagers who have sprinkled the sidewalks and have made themselves a home at the You Media center inside the library. This place... 
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