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  • Artist gives $5M to School of the Art Institute

    Artist LeRoy Neiman, known for his colorful and energetic paintings of sports events, and his wife are donating $5 million to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a new student center, the school announced today. Neiman is an alumnus and former...
  • April 17: Midday Fix - School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012

    April 17: Midday Fix - School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012
    78th Annual School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fashion Show School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012 Thursday, April 19 Millennium Park General Admission Runway shows at Noon and 3:00 p.m. - tickets, $75 The WALK, annual benefit and...
  • Glorious Gardens Contest: The winner

    Glorious Gardens Contest: The winner
    Dennis Paul's garden grew out of worry. It was the mid-1990s. It was just a plot of plain old lawn, surrounded by maybe a 1-foot border of humdrum annuals. "Just a square in the back. A green square," says Paul, a sculptor and figurative-art instructor...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Bravo's 'Work of Art' reality series gets a second season

     
    It's official: There will be a second season to Bravo's reality series "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist." Producers of the series announced Wednesday that they will be holding open casting calls later this month in Los Angeles, Chicago......
  • 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...