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Sixty on Sixty: An Interview with Danielle Jackson

Sixty on Sixty: An Interview with Danielle Jackson
Since she started with Sixty, Danielle Jackson has shown undeniable dedication to the art and artists that she chooses to write about.  In her short time with us she has brought a refreshing and often playful edge to the archive through her conversations with artists like David Leggett, Michael Rea, Willy Chyr, Claire Ashley, Dutes Miller & Stan Shellabarger and Adelheid Mers. In the final days... 

Experimentation and Play: An Interview with Claire Ashley

 Experimentation and Play: An Interview with Claire Ashley
Last week I caught up with Claire Ashley at her Oak Park studio for an interview to discuss her inflatable sculptures. Claire Ashley’s seductively energetic objects consist of a delightful mixture of painting, sculpture, and performance. Memories of her Scottish heritage, architectural interests, motherhood, dance, and joie de vie  fuel Ashley’s desire to experiment with objects that engage in... 

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // March 5th – March 11th, 2012

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // March 5th – March 11th, 2012
Our weekly calendar is a list of visual art related events happening in Chicago. The events that we choose are loosely curated based on the information that is put in front of us. If you would like to take advantage of having your event listed on our website please send a press release to nicolettecaldwell(at)sixtyinchesfromcenter.org. MONDAY || March 5th, 2012 A Plaines Project Reading Steve Roggenbuck... 
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Week Ends, Art Begins || October 21st – October 23rd

Week Ends, Art Begins || October 21st – October 23rd
FRIDAY || October 21st, 2011 Hand in Glove Conference Hand-in-Glove is a new semiannual conference that addresses the pragmatic realities and imaginative possibilities of self-organized, noncommercial and artist-run spaces, publications, residencies, and a variety of other projects that challenge traditional formats for the production and reception of art at the grass-roots level. 9:30 AM –... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || September 9th – 11th

Week Ends, Art Begins || September  9th – 11th
FRIDAY || SEPTEMBER 9th, 2011 Overkill Group Video show with work from Manon de Boer, Candice Breitz, EJ Hill, Diego Leclery and Casilda Sanchez. The Mission Projects 1431 W. Chicago Ave 6:00p – 9:00pm FREE Public School PUBLIC SCHOOL is an Austin-based collective focused on design, illustration and photography. For a group based around creative collaboration, Homework is an opportunity to show... 
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Week Ends, Art Begins || September 2nd – 4th

Week Ends, Art Begins || September 2nd - 4th
FRIDAY || SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2011 { E X Q U I S I T E • C O R P S E } Cheers to Sixty’s own Jenny Lam, Zachary Johnson and Jes Standefer–curator and two of the 40 participants in this collaborative art exhibition in classic exquisite corpse style. E.C. will include Interactive art (stuff you can touch). Audience-participatory art (stuff you can create). An advice booth (stuff that may... 
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