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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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Archiving with the Arts Incubator

Archiving with the Arts Incubator
For the past two Saturdays, Sixty Inches From Center has been working with the Arts Incubator to document and collect stories from residents and artists of the Washington Park neighborhood. As envisioned by Theaster Gates, the Arts Incubator, which opened in March of 2013, has become a space for artist residencies, arts education, community-based arts projects, as well as exhibitions, performances,... 

Color Bind: The MCA Collection in Black in White

Color Bind: The MCA Collection in Black in White
Installation view, Color Bind: The MCA Collection in Black and White, MCA Chicago. November 10, 2012 – April 28, 2013. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Curator Naomi Beckwith’s latest exhibition, Color Bind:The MCA Collection in Black and White, currently on view through April 28, is a dynamic and engaging mix of works from the MCA’s collection. Conceived... 

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 13th – 19th, 2012

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 13th – 19th, 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 || February 13th, 2012 The Gala 2/13 The Gala is... 
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The Silver Room That’s Gold: An Interview with Eric Williams, Pt. 2

The Silver Room That’s Gold: An Interview with Eric Williams, Pt. 2
Sound System Block Party Mural at The Silver Room's former 1410 Milwaukee location. (Image Courtesy of The Silver Room.) This is the second part of an interview with The Silver Room owner Eric Williams, just in time for the 9th Annual Sound System Block Party. Did you catch part one? If not, check out ‘The Silver Room That’s Gold: An Interview with Eric Williams, Pt. 1′. Grown Folks... 

The Silver Room That’s Gold: An Interview with Eric Williams, Pt. 1

The Silver Room That's Gold: An Interview with Eric Williams, Pt. 1
The current Silver Room location, 2011. (Image courtesy of Eric Williams.) Maintaining a successful art space is no easy task. Those of us who are regulars within the Chicago arts circuit have seen a fair share of galleries, alternative spaces and performance venues come and go. When you find one that stands the test of time it most likely means they’re onto something. After thirteen years... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || June 24th – June 26th

Week Ends, Art Begins || June 24th - June 26th
There are only 24 usable hours in every day. You could spend at least 23.5 of those hours looking at art this weekend and not see it all. Even with the dozens of events happening, here are the hand-picked selections from all of us at Sixty Inches From Center.  If you want more, be sure to check out the links at the bottom to the guides we follow.   FRIDAY || June 24, 2011 Where is Where: AIDO... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || April 29th – May 1st

Week Ends, Art Begins || April 29th - May 1st
Like every weekend in Chicago, there’s so much art happening.  We at Sixty Inches From Center wanted to provide you with a list of some of the events on our radar. FRIDAY || April 29, 2011 Artropolis 2011 ART CHICAGO®, the annual international fair of contemporary and modern art, brings together the world’s leading emerging and established galleries from around the world. NEXT®, is a showcase... 

An Artist’s Wonderland: The Dorchester Project

An Artist's Wonderland: The Dorchester Project
The Dorchester Project, a highly anticipated multi-use space in Chicago, is the workings of internationally celebrated artist Theaster Gates. The space, which has a tentative completion date of 2012, is a wonderland for the artist, designer, architect, music lover and scholar with the entire former art history slide collection from University of Chicago, the remaining records that were left in the... 
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