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  • 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…

    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…

    MARCH 27TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    At the start of this new season, we send our warmest wishes for a bright and happy spring. Here at MIR, we are looking forward to springtime’s longer days, fresh blooms, and sunshine.  Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening this weekend!Read the Rest…

    MARCH 20TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Burr! Its still cold out! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Tonight! The Art Institute of Chicago presents the keynote address by author Stella Tillyard delivers the keynote address for the exhibit, “Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690–1840” which opened Tuesday!Read the Rest…

    FEBRUARY 6TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    What a snowy and cold week! Supposedly this weekend is going to be warmer, but either way we have snow-related news below. Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend is 2nd Floor Rear 2015! It is a 24 hour festival of alternativeRead the Rest…

    OCTOBER 6: MONDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    October 6th, 2014 · 11:30 am  →  American history Art History Blog Conservation Contemporary Art Travel

    Today, to start off your week with some art-related news, we are featuring a Monday link roundup! This weekend, The 1968 Exhibit opened at the Chicago History Museum. The exhibit, which has been touring the United States since October 2011, focuses on all the conflicts and movements of those tumultuous twelve months: The 1968 Exhibit is filledRead the Rest…

    SEPTEMBER 26: FRIDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    September 26th, 2014 · 5:09 pm  →  Blog Conservation Link Roundup News Photography Travel

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet.   The Filter Photo Festival opens this weekend. The festival, which runs through September 28th, features workshops, exhibitions, and evening programs: The 2014 Festival will take place from September 24th-28th and programming will encompass a variety of events,Read the Rest…

    Contemporary Artist Highlight: Peter Lik

    August 23rd, 2013 · 10:40 am  →  Appraisal Blog Contemporary Art Photography Travel

                      Peter Lik is an Australian-born landscape photographer whose love for photography began at the age of only eight years old. His Czech-immigrant parents had given him a Kodak Brownie camera, with which he soon taught himself to capture images of nature and landscape. In 1984 heRead the Rest…

    Art & Travel in 20th Century Europe

    October 12th, 2011 · 3:04 pm  →  Appraisal Blog Travel

    In the mid 1900’s, tourism, like art, was alive and well in Europe.  The end of WWII swept a wave of military members, travel enthusiasts and diplomats across the region, exposing people from all walks of life to all kinds of art.  Advances in technology and transportation made the 20th Century a wonderful time forRead the Rest…