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  • @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz
    Ai Weiwei at Large on Alcatraz
    “Any artist who isn’t an activist is a dead artist.” — Ai WeiweiOver the years, Alcatraz has served as home to many things: a fortress (during the Civil War era), a military prison, and, between 1934 and 1963, arguably the...
  • Photo retrospective on Monte-Carlo opens in San Francisco
    Photo retrospective on Monte-Carlo opens in San Francisco
    A fascinating photographic exhibition has just opened at the Alliance Française in San Francisco. Entitled Monte-Carlo Legends - A Black and White Photo Retrospective, it features a selection of vintage photographs celebrating the timeless allure...
  • Bucket List Adventure: ‘Dressing Downton’ at North Carolina’s Biltmore House
    Bucket List Adventure: ‘Dressing Downton’ at North Carolina’s Biltmore House
    Traveling by horse-drawn carriage and, later, horseless carriage, the luminaries and literati of the day would traverse a three-mile forested drive to arrive at a grand estate. One might expect to be greeted by the lord and lady of the manor, but...
  • MACE 2015
    UK martial arts exhibition to benefit charity
    The Martial Arts and Combat Exhibition (MACE) of the United Kingdom will be presenting the organization’s first-of-its-kind event during the weekend of June 20-21, 2015. Founded by Matt Roberts, Director and Chief Instructor of the Total...
  • Keith Haring Self Portrait
    Keith Haring - Playfully Political and Powerful
    In the early 1980s, New York City was dirty, dangerous, and just a few years out from the brink of bankruptcy. To many, the city seemed in shambles, an unrecognizable shell of its once-vibrant former self.But to the thousands of creative souls...
  • From free to record-breaking shows, Chicago's art scene heats up this winter
    From free to record-breaking shows, Chicago's art scene heats up this winter
    Packer Schopf Gallery kicks off the year off in a big way with Foreign Bodies, an exhibition of Vesna Jovanovic’s large drawings. The gallery will also display the drawings of Michael Tegland in Shimmer, which marks the Nebraska artist&rsquo...
  • The Racehorse, The Royals and the Writer
    The Racehorse, the Royals, and Harford Community College
    One hundred years ago Durbar II, an American owned horse, that would spend his last days in Harford County, rode into history as the winner of England's most prestigious horse race, The Epsom Derby. This long shot to win the race reportedly...
  • Sneak preview of dOCUMENTA 2017 set for this Saturday in Evanston
    Sneak preview of dOCUMENTA 2017 set for this Saturday in Evanston
    Every five years, the controversial contemporary art exhibition dOCUMENTA takes place. On October 11, Chicagoans can get an advance glimpse of dOCUMENTA 2017 during a special event that marks the first time Polish-born art critic, curator and...
  • SAP Center
    San Jose Sharks cannot even win preseason game against Los Angeles Kings
    The story of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoff choke continues for the San Jose Sharks. Puck Daddy even revisited the trash talk ahead of the preseason game against the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday, Sept. 30.The pictured players topped the event summary...
  • Glenn Winston
    49ers preseason grades vs. Chargers
    The 49ers won their first preseason game of the 2014 preseason against the San Diego Chargers by a score of 21-7 on Sunday afternoon.The "coaching" grade is excused for an exhibition, but here are the grades for both the offense and...
  • Women Who Rock Exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum
    Women Who Rock Exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum
    Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power is an exhaustive exhibition at the Henry Ford Museum that contains over 250 artifacts from 70 female artists. This stellar exhibit was curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio...
  • Tara Donovan Cards and Rods
    Tara Donovan Cards and Rods
    Tara Donovan, Untitled, 2014Pace Gallery, NYCMay 10 - August 15, 2014Tara Donovan is an American sculptor from New York, who received mass attention in 2008 when she won a $500,000 MacArthur Foundation “genius” award.Inspiration:"...
  • Installations, receptions and celebrations await art appreciators in Chicagoland
    Installations, receptions and celebrations await art appreciators in Chicagoland
    The Art Institute of Chicago celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Saul Steinberg (1914–1999) with an installation of the artist’s work from July 4 through October 12 in Gallery 124A. The display includes five recently...
  • Jousting
    Battle over knightly regalia & the Worchester Art Museum’s new treasures
    The knights of Worchester’s Higgins Armory Museum saw another march today as their armor; weaponry and barding sallied forth to their new home at the Worchester Art Museum. Chivalric fanboys and argyle historians alike flocked to the Higgins...
  • Chicago's art scene is popping—from museum funding to gallery fun
    Chicago's art scene is popping—from museum funding to exhibition fun
    The Art Institute of Chicago has been awarded $250,000 by the Henry Luce Foundation to support a multi-year effort to complete the first-ever comprehensive catalogue to highlight the American silver holdings in the museum’s Department of...