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  • MARTYL LANGSDORF, FROM THE ANCIENT TO THE AVANT-GARDE

    November 23rd, 2015 · 2:00 am  →  20th Century art American Art Chicago Holograms Modern Art Painting Works on Paper

    Martyl Langsdorf was born Martyl Suzanne Schweig on March 16, 1917. She is often known by her middle and maiden names, Suzanne Schweig. A native of Saint Louis, MO, her parents Aimee (American, 1897-1987) and Martin Schweig (American, b. late 19th century) were a painter and photographer who instilled an interest for fine arts inRead the Rest…

    OCTOBER 30TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    October 30th, 2015 · 5:35 pm  →  Blog Chicago Folk Art Holidays Museums Photography

    It’s Friday! Here’s our weekly roundup of interesting art-related events and news from around the Internet! Here are some museum exhibits that caught our eye. The Frick, New York City Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action Closes January 10, 2016 The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago La Muerte Niña: Day of theRead the Rest…

    OCTOBER 16TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Have you created your costumes yet? Halloween is coming up soon! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend is Chicago Open House! Check out all the beautiful architecture Chicago has to offer and visit behind the scenes of (usually) off-limit buildings!Read the Rest…

    OCTOBER 9TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    The fall leaves are falling and creating crunchy sidewalks! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend! the 13th Annual Anderson Arts Festival! Tomorrow features a self-guided art walk, “featuring work from mostly Chicago-based visual artists, shown throughout the neighborhood in galleries,Read the Rest…

    OCTOBER 2ND: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s October! Our favorite month of gallery openings, galas, and costume parties! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Did you know that October is Chicago Artist Month?! All month long are great tours, exhibitions, openings, open studios, and performances. Since this year isRead the Rest…

    SEPTEMBER 25TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s the first week of Fall and we have beautiful weather! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Tomorrow! Chicago magazine‘s 2015 Culture Festival! Programming begins at 11.00am and wraps up at 8.00pm with “An Evening with Angel Olsen moderated by Elly Fishman.” ARCHITECTURE:Read the Rest…

    ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM AND JOAN MITCHELL

    In the book The New York School; A Cultural Reckoning, writer, professor, and art critic Dore Ashton claims “With the emergence of Abstract Expressionism after World War II, American art made its force known for the first time in American culture and turned the attention of the international world from Paris to New York, itsRead 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 11TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening this weekend! The Smart Museum’s exhibition, “Jessica Stockholder: Rose’s Inclination.” In a site-specific Threshold series installation, Jessica Stockholder intersects the Smart’s lobby with a wave of color and texture that climbs to the clerestory, cutsRead 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…