Philip A Hartigan

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on September 4, 2015

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Artist studios in Florida, Missouri, New York, Texas, and Australia.

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CHICAGO — In the entire history of art, how many works depict a tree as their main subject?

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on August 7, 2015

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Artist studios in California, Indiana, Michigan, Washington, and the UK.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on July 31, 2015

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Artist studios in Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, and Ohio.

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CHICAGO — It is the duality of indigo’s beauty and its intimate connection with human degradation that artist Jovencio de la Paz explores in his current exhibition of batik works.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on July 20, 2015

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Artist studios in Georgia, Indiana, New York, and the UK.

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CHICAGO — An event at the Chicago Cultural Center brought together two strands of African-American culture in Chicago: the wide-ranging exhibition of paintings by Archibald Motley, and an hour of readings by two African-American Chicago writers, Latoyah Wolfe and Eric May.

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CHICAGO — Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget axe could lead to the closure of all five buildings in the Illinois State Museum system.

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Artists from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, and the UK.

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CHICAGO — A flat description of Miami-based artist Jillian Mayer’s work— such as you might find in wall texts or press releases — reads like it’s culled from the syllabus of an Interactive Arts & Media graduate class.

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