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  • Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling

    Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling
    As obvious as this may sound at first, the 28th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, which concluded Sunday afternoon and drew an estimated 130,000 attendees and 200 authors to the South Loop on a sweltering, cloudless weekend, was not the kind...
  • The art of inspiration

    The art of inspiration
    Inspiration is a fragile thing — an infant's frank gaze, a thought-provoking conversation, the last book you read. We spoke to three women in the world of fine arts about what moves them to create. Claire Sherman: It's all in the experiment...
  • Henry T. Hopkins dies at 81; painter and museum director had formative role in L.A. art scene

    Henry T. Hopkins dies at 81; painter and museum director had formative role in L.A. art scene
    Henry T. Hopkins, a distinguished museum director and educator who played a leading role in establishing Los Angeles' art scene, has died. He was 81. He had suffered from a brain tumor for about eight months and died Sunday morning at Belmont Village,...
  • Jeff Koons' Manhattan home is mixture of beautiful and mundane

    In 1975, long before he became a household name, Jeff Koons spent a year in Chicago as a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as a studio assistant to Ed Paschke. "I believe it's really important that you're able, in art, to...
  • Writers share their experiences with middle age, death, marriage and families

    The Oldest We've Ever Been: Seven True Stories of Midlife Transitions Edited by Maud Lavin University of Arizona Press, 208 pages, $15.95 paper A middle-age optimist sees the value of experience. A pessimist of the same age looks back with a sense of...
  • Q&A: Jasmin Shokrian on her sophisticated spring collection

     
    L.A. native Jasmin Shokrian launched her eponymous collection in 2002 after earning her degree in film, painting and sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Twelve collections later, she's definitely hit her stride, creating chic,...
  • Art review: Nick Cave at Fowler Museum

     
    I imagine that wearing a dance costume designed and fabricated by Chicago artist Nick Cave would be like transforming oneself from a ragpicker into royalty. You wouldn't leave behind the earthy spirit of making do with whatever you can scavenge,......
  • The Lucky Dragons: Droning, collectively

     
    The Los Angeles band blends performance, music and visual art Near the end of "Live Sprawl," the Lucky Dragons' performance at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA last month, a sly, silly orgiastic scene broke out, like something lifted from Woody......
  • April 21, 2009

    Greg Adamski, Adamski & Conti 312-332-7800 www.adamskiandconti.com *******************************************   Ginger Zee, NBC5 NOT A HEMLINE, A "HEMP-LINE" Exotic, Eco-Luxe Fashions and TV Star Will Headline Special Tea Event WHAT:...
  • Art Gives Strength to Group With Mental Illness

    Art Gives Strength to Group With Mental Illness
    A week into his hospitalization at the Elgin Mental Health Center in Illinois, Jeffrey Eppard was given pencils and paper and invited to draw anything he wanted. The subject he chose was his left arm. He outlined it in a blur of charcoal, then filled...
  • January 15 - Author Robyn Okrant

    January 15 - Author Robyn Okrant
    Robyn Okrant is a writer, director, performer, and yoga teacher. She has created, written and directed many original pieces: from traditional stage plays, to solo performances, to sketch comedy, to improvised full-length plays, and most recently, short...
  • Jan. 21: - Chicago Scene: Winter Activites in Chicago

    Jan. 21: - Chicago Scene: Winter Activites in Chicago
    For more information and ideas visit: www.ExploreChicago.org CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER WINTER 2010 EXHIBITIONS January 30 - April 4 Hollis Sigler: Expect the Unexpected Exhibit Hall and Sidney R. Yates Gallery Hollis Sigler found her artistic voice...