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  • ASK MIR: PROPERLY IMAGING YOUR ARTWORK

    Dear Anthony, Thank you so much for this excellent question. In this technological age, our work is becoming more and more digital. While no photograph will ever be a comparable substitute to examining a piece of artwork in person, we frequently inspect artworks via images provided by our clients. As you can imagine, images thatRead the Rest…

    GOOD COPY, BAD COPY, REAL THING? MIDCENTURY FURNITURE’S AUTHENTICITY PROBLEM

    Midcentury design has experienced a surge in popularity such that the market has been flooded with copies. Only some of these are being made by the original manufacturers who, having been given the blessing of the original designers, continue to produce them in keeping with their original design. Most, however, are knock-offs, and it canRead the Rest…

    SEPTEMBER 18TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy fall! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening this weekend! The Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibition, “David Adjaye.” With over 50 built projects across the world, David Adjaye is rapidly emerging as a major international figure in architecture and design. Rather thanRead the Rest…

    SEPTEMBER 4TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Today! The The Art Institute of Chicago‘s gallery talk, “The Buddha in India” begins at noon. Meet in Gallery 100 if interested. Follow Betty Seid on a tour to learn more about the Art Institute’s masterpiecesRead the Rest…

    AUGUST 7TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s finally August! 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 installation of Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys “Im Reich der Sonnenfinsternis.” Im Reich der Sonnenfinsternis, the first major work by this duo toRead 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…

    JUNE 5TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

     Happy first Friday of June! Anyone planning on attending First Friday events? Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, also known as INTUIT, is hosting two events – a Closet Clearance Sale to raise fundsRead the Rest…

    MAY 15TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    I think it actually broke 70 degrees today! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening today! The Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibition, “Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997-2014.” On technical and formal levels, Ray has been redefining the possibilities of contemporary sculptural practice since theRead the Rest…

    MAY 8TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    What beautiful weather and the tulips on Michigan ave are in full bloom! 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, “S, M, L, XL.” The exhibition’s title alludes not only to a common systemRead the Rest…

    MAY 1ST: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy May Day! Did you get any baskets of treats? Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Register today for the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Scavenger Hunt next Saturday! It’s gonna be a blast! The Scavenger Hunt leads you around the Loop to solveRead the Rest…