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  • Chicagoland celebrates art outside the box—or just outside
    Chicagoland celebrates art outside the box—or just outside
    Photographer Duane Michals met with Surrealist René Magritte in 1965 to create a portfolio of whimsical portraits of the artist in his iconic bowler hat. In conjunction with its current exhibition Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary 1926&ndash...
  • Open Studio with Marty Greenbaum
    Open Studio with Marty Greenbaum
    **This years Dumbo Arts Festival has an impressive list of Open Studio artists! Some returning from the past few years and, some new additions. Open Studio means the artist's space will be open to the public on specific days, during the...
  • Jack and Pam Farrar
    Guerilla artists decorate Park Hill alleys
    You won't find Jack and Pam Farrar's art at the Denver Art Museum, and you can't buy it at an art gallery in Cherry Creek. If you want to see it, you'll have to drive down the alley between Hudson and Holley just north of Montview...
  • American Craft Exposition
    American Craft Exposition returns to Evanston with exceptional art
    Picture not just any ceramics, glass, wood or metal art pieces but some of the best examples made in America, today. Gathering the best, one-of-a-kind pieces in one place is what the American Craft Exposition is all about when it comes to Evanston...
  • mySister!
    Maria Ogedengbe is mySister!
    In a small art studio located in the West Bottoms there are stacks of hand patterned fabrics and friezes hanging on the walls. One wall holds a large window overlooking the Bottoms opened to allow fresh air and sunlight into the studio, a...
  • Antiques Roadshow in Chicago
    What to watch for when Chicago episodes air on Antiques Roadshow in 2015
    With 6,000 guests and 18,000 items coming through the door of Chicago’s McCormick Place when PBS’ Antiques Roadshow taped there July 26, 2014, you know there were some fascinating items and stories.Here are a few items to watch for...
  • Roosevelt Road Sculptures
    Roosevelt has some unusual sculptures
    Chicago’s Roosevelt (This is other than Franklin Delano or Theodore.) has some unusual sculptures. The art is on Roosevelt Road between State Street and the Chicago River.Roosevelt Road is 1200 South. In Cook County, this road extends from...
  • Chihuly exhibit at the Denver Botanic Gardens
    "Hiking" around the Denver Botanic Gardens -- Check out the Chihuly exhibit
    A must do "hike" before November 30th, is a "hike" around the Denver Botanic Gardens.The Denver Botanic Gardens is hosting an exhibit of sculptor Dave Chihuly's work. Even if you're not into art, per se, it is...
  • Gary DuChateau
    Colorado sculptor building giant mammoth in South Dakota
    When it comes to building monumental works of art, sculptor Gary DuChateau doesn't mess around. He's in the process of assembling a giant replica of a woolly mammoth that, when completed, will stand forty feet tall and fifty feet long. It...
  • NZSculpture2
    Art walk unites sculpture and nature on Waiheke Island
    “Headland Sculpture on the Gulfis New Zealand’s leading contemporary outdoor sculpture exhibition set on a spectacular coastal walkway onWaiheke Islandin Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf,” says its website. Held for only three weeks...
  • Sculpterra Winery and Sculpture Gardens
    Fine wine and fine art blend to make Sculpterra Winery a truly unique day trip
    Wine and art often go hand-in-hand, but rarely are the two combined into a singular art form all its own. The unique artistry of wine and sculpture can be found at Sculpterra Winery and Sculpture Gardens on the back roads of the wine region of...
  • American college student gets stuck in giant vagina statue
    US student gets rescued from giant vagina statue in Germany
    Talk about a total situation all f*&^% up! Reported today, June 23, a United States exchange student got himself severely stuck inside a giant vagina sculpture in Germany, and it took more than 20 firefighters to ‘deliver’ the...
  • Russel Smith; Wizard Blacksmith
    Russell Smith, The Wizard Blacksmith of Venice
    In the case of Russell Smith's art, the old dictum that things get better with age is cleverly proven true. Smith embodies the renaissance type artist that I often associate with the Western United States. When I first became aware of his...
  • The Eagle  by Alexander Calder
    Burn calories, see art: explore Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park
    Situated on the shore of Elliot bay at the north end of downtown, the Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park is definitely worth a visit. If possible, time your walk through the park for day's end on a sunny day, as the sunset views...
  • Night Heron
    David Bates exhibit closing
    Mother’s Day Sunday 2014 marks the final day for David Bates, the current exhibit at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Nasher Sculpture Center. The museums’ first collaborative effort presents a retrospective exhibit of the...