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The Art of Epistemology: A Conversation with Joseph G. Cruz

The Art of Epistemology: A Conversation with Joseph G. Cruz
Joseph G. Cruz, installation view of 2013 EXPO exhibition Assembling the Lunar Joseph G. Cruz’s conceptual, research-based practice engages scientific, sociological, and philosophical discourses.  Some of his recent exhibitions have centered around themes such as the moon landing and Antarctic exploration, but these  focal points served a larger purpose: Cruz’s installations bring together a... 

“What Vincent Saw” at The Ryerson & Burnham Library

Ryerson & Burnham Library Reading Room, Art Institute of Chicago. Photo Toby zur Loye In 1950, the Art Institute of Chicago staged an ambitious Vincent Van Gogh exhibition.  With over ninety percent of the paintings being shown in the United States for the first time, the retrospective was a great success, also traveling to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  In the years since that... 

Studio Reflections with Toby zur Loye

Studio Reflections with Toby zur Loye
> Like so many other artists who are trying to save a few bucks, my apartment is my studio.  I live in a small one-bedroom apartment in north Lakeview that I share with my girlfriend, and I paint in my living room.  I build my panels and frames in the woodshop, and then I lug them back to my place where the magic happens.  It is true that this arrangement is almost wholly owed to economic practicality,... 

The Photographic Æther

The Photographic Æther
Chicago artist Chris Parmelee creates photographs and prints that draw upon his combined experience in the fields of fine art and physics.  After graduating from Cal State University in Sacramento with a B.S. in physics, Chris went on to complete a graduate program at U.C. Davis, receiving his M.S. in applied science engineering with a concentration in biophysics.  He is currently living and working... 

The Art Institute at the Time of the 1913 Armory Show

The Art Institute at the Time of the 1913 Armory Show
In February 1913, the International Exhibition of Modern Art opened to the American public, and crowds of curious viewers flocked to the New York 69th Regiment Armory building for the chance to see contemporary artwork from the European and American avant-garde.  The exhibition, also known as the Armory Show, was the first major, coordinated effort to exhibit Cubist, Futurist, Fauvist, and Post-Impressionist art... 

Sixty’s Top Picks of 2012

Sixty's Top Picks of 2012
As Sixty continues to explore all facets of visual art in Chicago, we asked some of our contributors to reflect back on this past year and discuss the most memorable encounters of 2012. Time Zone – Toby zur Loye Of the Chicago art events that I attended in 2012, a summer exhibition in the Fulton Market District has left the most lasting impression.  Time Zone was on display from June 8-28 in the... 
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