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  • Jewelry by Shana Kroiz: Regal earrings, SNAG
    Brooklyn Museum to host American Fine Craft Show this weekend
    The American Fine Craft Show takes place at the Brooklyn Museum this weekend, November 22 and 23. This annual fair is a great way to not only get to know the artists behind the creative crafts that will be on display, but it’s an even better...
  • Red Bull Art of Can-North Entrance
    In Millennium Park, Red Bull charges
    On Nov. 7, 2014, Red Bull’s Art of Can debuted in Chicago’s Millennium Park. This red bull is other than an angry bull or an embarrassed bull; it is the popular energy drink—Red Bull. (Red Bull may have been the first energy...
  • Holy Vessel, Zaliah Zalkind
    Sculptures to join other works at American Fine Craft Show
    The American Fine Craft Show, a regularly-occurring fair that takes place in New York City every year, is back again – this time at the Brooklyn Museum. Opening on November 22 for the entire weekend, the AFCS will feature close to 100...
  • Armen Agop sculpture
    ArtPrize entries are still viewable in Grand Rapids
    For 17 days each fall ArtPrize takes over downtown Grand Rapids. There is art everywhere, from coffee shops to museums, from street corners to the Grand River. Most of the art is packed up and taken away shortly after the winner’s...
  • "Rememory" Best in Show 2014 by Magda Glusek
    Clay Arts Vegas: "What Goes Bump in the Night" closes and "Self Aware" opens
    Clay Arts Vegas has had another extraordinary show close only to have another open. For the month of October, Clay Arts Vegas hosted many sculptures from around America of a scary context. Magda Glusek's "Rememory" won Best in Show...
  • Cylinder-Alpha1
    Cylinder at School of the Art Institute holds marble
    The cylinder sculpture in front of Chicago’s School of the Art Institute has marble (stone) as its main, construction material. This cylinder points north and south. (The School of the Art Institute is between the east-west streets of Monroe...
  • A portrait of Abraham Lincoln
    Abe Lincoln in Napa Valley
    Having an itinerary when you travel is generally a good thing, but it can be rewarding to go off script too. So it was for me on a recent Saturday afternoon in Napa when I decided to venture down a street I had never been before and happened upon...
  • Cubi VII Front Vertical View
    Cubi VII overhangs Art Institute lawn
    In the Art Institute’s (The Art Institute is at 111 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Ill.), northern garden there is an interesting sculpture by David Smith (1906-1965). This unique sculpture is Cubi VII.David Smith created this stainless steel...
  • Sex toy sculpture
    Christmas tree sculpture resembling giant sex toy causes outrage in Paris
    A large, green, inflatable sculpture is causing controversy in Paris due to its uncanny resemblance to a giant sex toy.The 80ft high object, titled 'Tree', has so outraged Parisians that US artist Paul McCarthy was attacked in the street...
  • Step into the art of Rita McBride
    Step into the art of Rita McBride
    The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) is opening two new exhibits to kick off their fall season. They will feature “Rita McBride: Public Tilt” and “This is how we walk on the moon: Colten Jacobson”. Both exhibits...
  • Terracotta Daughters by Prune Nourry (install view)
    Gender Lines, Battle Lines: Prune Nourry's Terracotta Daughters in New York City
    Hollow eyes stare back from the terracotta bodies that stand at attention, clad in armor and arranged in meticulous lines. Unmistakably referencing the Chinese national treasure collection of terracotta warriors collection in Xi'an,...
  • 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...