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  • JULY 29TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s Friday again and we can’t wait to see what the world has to offer this weekend!  Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend in Chicago, the Newberry Library is hosting its annual 200,000 used book fair. There are always wonderfulRead the Rest…

    MECHANICAL BANKS: MAKE SAVING MONEY FUN!

    Still banks where coins are deposited into a receptacle by hand have been around for centuries, but the introduction of mechanical banks in the late 1800s added a level of entertainment to saving your pennies. Mechanical banks differ from still banks in that they require the coin to be deposited through a mechanical process. TheRead the Rest…

    REIMAGINING COLOR: ADOLPH GOTTLIEB AND HIS PICTOGRAPHS

    July 7th, 2016 · 12:00 pm  →  20th Century art Abstract Expressionism Art History Artist Spotlight Blog

    “The role of the artist has always been that of image maker. Different times require different images.” –  Adolph Gottlieb, December, 1947 Adolph Gottlieb was born in New York City in 1903. Not pleased with high school, Gottlieb decided to drop out in 1920, joined his father’s stationary business, and enrolled in art classes at theRead the Rest…