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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,... 

Form Over Function: Non-Functional Art by Furniture Makers

Form Over Function: Non-Functional Art by Furniture Makers
  It was the ultimate test when Nick Lippert asked 12 of his furniture-maker colleagues and friends to take part in the exhibit he was curating—FORM OVER FUNCTION: NEW, NON-FUNCTIONAL WORK BY FURNITURE DESIGNERS. The test? You can’t make a chair. Instead those 12 furniture makers — Seth Deysach, Chris Bach, Bryan Boline, Dan Sullivan, Doug Thome, Zak Rose, Scott Patterson, Andrew Kephart, Aaron... 

One State Together In The Arts | James Goggin, Director of Design at MCA Chicago

One State Together In The Arts | James Goggin, Director of Design at MCA Chicago
  “James is one of the most recognized and distinctive graphic designers of his generation.” – Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director, Museum of Contemporary Art At the end of May, Sixty Inches From Center attended the One State Together In The Arts Conference in Bloomington, Illinois. (See the photos taken at the event here) Every two years state-wide artists, educators, arts... 

Chad Kouri & The Post Family

Chad Kouri & The Post Family
I met with Chad Kouri at his home studio and during our session he discussed the path and progress of the The Post Family. They are stepping into their fourth year and not your ordinary group of artists working-in-a- studio-space type of deal. These folk look at art communities as a way to inspire each other and expand on their own art making. It is all give give for them. On The Post Family website... 
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