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  • JULY 31ST: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy Friday! I can’t believe July is already over. The summer is flying by. Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Tomorrow! Smart Museum of Art‘s courtyard is hosting Chicago’s Official Ambassador for Hair Affairs, Mather Seerlo’s Hair Fair. This event is aimed towardsRead the Rest…

    Bill Traylor: America’s Visual Storyteller

    LIFE Bill Traylor was born a slave on a cotton plantation near Benton, AL in 1854. After the conclusion of the Civil War, he was made a free man and thrust into the Jim Crow South. Illiterate and without many alternatives, Traylor stayed on the plantation with other members of his family and became aRead the Rest…

    JULY 24TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy Friday! Have any weekend plans? Almost all of our staff are visiting family this weekend. I think July is the month of family reunions! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Tonight! The Elephant Room’s opening reception for the exhibition entitled, “SeVII,”Read the Rest…

    JULY 17TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy Friday! What beautiful weather we are having! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening tonight! JGV / WAR‘s exhibition, “Gregory Bae: Orients” at The Chicago Urban Art Society. The exhibition features artist, Gregory Bae and his first exhibition back in Chicago afterRead the Rest…

    JULY 10TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy Friday! What beautiful weather we are having! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening this weekend! The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago‘s exhibition, “The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now.” The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music,Read the Rest…

    JULY 3RD: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy Fourth of July weekend everyone! If you still need to decide what to do, we have some of our favorite events below. Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. If you haven’t made any Fourth of July plans for today, here areRead the Rest…

    JEWELRY: AN ART FORM TO BE VALUED

    A piece of jewelry can be as multifaceted as traditional fine art. Jewelry is more often than not considered an ornament, a decorative accessory, and at other times as categorically art. In any case there are numerous qualities that define a particular piece of jewelry. Such features include gem-type, cut, design, metal-type, intricacy and rarity. It is these details, amongRead the Rest…