Art Seen: Chicago

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EXPO VIDEO // RECAP

by Patrick G. Putze Often, the true meaning of presented media does not necessarily sink in right away. This was the case with the video installation at EXPO this past September, curated by Dean Otto, Program Manager for the Film & Video Department at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. The curated selection of moving[…]

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CAC // THE TERRESTRIAL, THE CELESTIAL, AND THE IMAGINED IN BETWEEN

by Stephanie Cristello While walking through the current exhibition, The Terrestrial, The Celestial, and the Imagined In Between, organized by HATCH curator-in-residence MK Meador at Chicago Artists Coalition, one can’t help but look out the window and wonder what materials close by – leaves, plants, and other commonplace natural ephemera – might have stood in for the[…]

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NEWCITY // EXPANDING INTERNATIONALLY

by Stephanie Cristello Newcity,  what many of us know as Chicago’s only cultural weekly, and one of the more ubiquitous and vernacular local art news outlets, has always represented more than just our city. Started by Brian and Jan Hieggelke in 1986 as a neighborhood newspaper, the publishers soon expanded their interests to include leadership[…]