(Click to make the “Chromic” bigger). This cartoon was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.
The Food Network’s show takes a dark turn… (click to make the “chromic” bigger)
Art Institute of Chicago, Photo: Jane Janeczko Harriet Stratis, the Head of Paper Conservation and Senior Conservator of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, gave a lecture in the art library of the Block Museum on May 30, 2012 to discuss “The State of the Art: Insight into the Conservation of Prints […]
(This article was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.) On October 12 the Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art hosted New-York based artist Shimon Attie for a talk and lunch to discuss his newest work, a video installation project called MetroPAL.IS. Two dozen students, faculty and Evanston residents crowded […]
Lisa Corrin, the Ellen Philips Katz Director of the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, gave a lecture at the Block Museum on May 15, 2012 entitled, “Educating the Eye: Public Sculpture.” Corrin specifically discussed her role in the transformation of the only remaining, industrial, nine-acre stretch of waterfront property in downtown to Seattle […]
Waiting for the ice to be unloaded. Photo: Jane Janeczko The ice rows were marked by chalk and then painters tape. Here a student lays a block. Photo: Jane Janeczko Inigo Manglano-Ovalle and a student place a block. Photo: Jane Janeczko Photo: Jane Janeczko Photo: Jane Janeczko Student Laura Shultz poses next to a partially […]
On Saturday, May 5, 2012, the Smart Museum of Art hosted a symposium relating to the topic of their current exhibit, “Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art.” This symposium, aptly (if not blandly) named “Symposium: of Hospitality,” consisted of several panels, a performance piece called The Identical Lunch Symphony, performed by Alison Knowles and a group […]
Kelsey Galles, Kylie Gilbert, and Harry Swartout also contributed to this story. Ravenswood’s Lake View High School, Cate Mascari’s Wednesday morning choral class breezes through a complicated piece with the aid of a teacher from Chicago’s Music of the Baroque who is on loan to Lake View for private, pro bono voice lessons. A student peruses her copy […]