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ARRIVING HERE: CANDIDA ALVAREZ // CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER

click here to download PDF by Susan Snodgrass Painter Candida Alvarez is a storyteller who maps narratives of place, both the interior landscape of the self and the external world with its cacophony of colors, sounds, and images from which she endlessly samples and draws. For Alvarez, place is an intersection of disparate stories and[…]

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PROFILE OF THE ARTIST // IAN WEAVER

by Gregory Maher Nostalgia, A Darker Saccharine Nostalgia—the kind that is intimately sewn into the patches of a family quilt—is the force that drives Ian Weaver’s work, and his current exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA). The gallery, “like a Kunsthalle,” is white-walled and nondescript, the perfect space to spotlight Weaver’s iconic[…]

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CHGO DSGN // CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER

by F. Philip Barash – Originally published on Newcity – In a story destined for myth, Rick Valicenti tells of being first approached by the City’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) about curating an exhibition on recent graphic and object design. He was interested, but asked for time to research before agreeing[…]

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UNITED STATES ARTISTS // MOVING TO CHICAGO

THE SEEN Staff This morning at the Chicago Cultural Center, a number of members of the press collected for the announcement of United States Artists’ move from LA to Chicago, naming Carolina Garcia Jayaram, formerly of the Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) the new CEO of the foundation back in January. Special Events Commissioner Michelle T.[…]