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  • McMahon Studio and Gallery
    Artist Mark McMahon opens family studio and gallery in Highwood
    Whether it’s in the water or the genes it’s no surprise that political, theatrical and artistic talents and passions are passed on through the generations. So it feels right that famed art journalist Franklin McMahon passed his...
  • Lina Alattar, abstract painter
    Lina Alattar, painter wants a gallery host
    This is a case study analysis. What artists among us doesn’t need or want a gallery champion? Artists invest their talent, time, and resources to produce amazing work. It builds in inventory, filling work and living space. It sometimes finds...
  • Tails of the Painted Cats 2014
    Tails of the Painted Cats are on the move
    Visit Main Street Fine Art this Friday, May 30, to see the 2014 Tails of the Painted Cats from the Cat Care Society. The cats are moving from Lakewood up to Evergreen and having a party.Main Street Fine Art will have an open house this Friday from...
  • 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...
  • No Place Like Home
    Shops with art and cozy things in Ballston
    Out for a walk this Sunday afternoon, and stopped to look around a quaint old house that is now home to two retailers: “No Place Like Home” is downstairs and “Covet” is upstairs. Renee Henninger is owner of “No Place...
  • Cien Kim with her works ‘Exit’ and ‘Home 222'
    Small pictures & strange spaces with Cien (Ji Sum) Kim, MA
    From the Nicéphore Niépce’s first photograph to the iPhone, there has been a constant dialog between photography and painting, the sibling giants of the image-making world. In general both traditions seek to encapsulate space, to express in...
  • Wyeth Window
    Wyeth's Windows at National Gallery of Art
    Disregarding accepted categorization and plentiful definitive academic study, the National Gallery of Art has gone rouge in the newest interpretation of beloved scenery painter Andrew Wyeth. Presenting an obviously realistic, figurative painter as...
  • New art exhibitions accentuate Chicago
    New art exhibitions accentuate Chicago—and beyond
    This weekend Hyde Park Art Center unveils The Beast by John Preus which will remain on view through August 3. Using discarded furniture from recently-closed Chicago Public Schools, the large sculpture echos the form of a dead steer to symbolize...
  • RateBeer's Gallery III
    RateBeer's Gallery III: A beer event for beer lovers
    We have reached a point in the craft beer boom where we do our best to promote the local breweries, but don't hate on people who choose to enjoy a beer from the big guys. Personally, I want people to give more flavorful beers an honest try,...
  • A world of art comes to Chicagoans—online and in person
    A world of art comes to Chicagoans—online and in person
    “I am incredibly proud of this new initiative MetCollects,” states Director and CEO Thomas P. Campbell of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s web series that launched this week.“Works of art are the very heart of what we do,...
  • Barb Cram and Mark Werblood
    What artists talk about: Falls Church Arts
    What the audience sees are paintings, sculpture, pottery, video/film, and photography in a gallery space. What the public community does not see is all of the effort that it takes to create and sustain the gallery venue, to curate and prepare...
  • Things to Do with Kids in Baltimore: March 2014
    Things to Do with Kids in Baltimore: March 2014
    Is there an end in sight to the snow? Will the temperature ever get over 40 degrees? Can the Ground Hog finally see his shadow already?? These questions and more are on my mind as we enter the longest and coldest winter in a long time.While you...
  • Emilio Hector Rodriguez
    MDC’S Galleries of Art + Design presents the artwork of Emilio Hector Rodrigurez
    Miami Dade College’s Galleries of Art + Design will feature the opening of BASIC: A Geometric Approach, New Works by Emilio Hector Rodriguez, on Friday, January, 31 through April 30, 2014, at the Gallery at West, 3800 NW 115 Ave., Doral, FL,...
  • Amy Hughes Braden “Darien,” acrylic on canvas
    Fragments of Play
    Beloved toys and portraits are used to explore dark themes in “Play by Play,” a new exhibit opening this Saturday at Project 4. The pop-up exhibit is in collaboration with the arts group FLEX, with guest curator Kayleigh Bryant, and...
  • IG Gallery 1
    Q&A session with founder of Miami's Instagramers Gallery
    You probably finished scrolling through your Instagram feed just a few minutes ago. That's how big this photo-sharing app has become. Big enough that a worldwide group would promote the art of photography specifically through the Instagram...