Philip A Hartigan

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Studios in New York, Chicago, London, Atlanta, and Dunedin, New Zealand.

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CHICAGO — United States Artists (USA), the arts funding organization founded in 2005, made two announcements on April 2: the appointment of a new CEO, and the impending relocation of the headquarters from Los Angeles to Chicago.

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Studios in Aspen, Austin, Milwaukee, Toronto, and Roanoke, VA.

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Studios in Boston, Brooklyn, Kansas City, Los Angeles, and Manhattan.

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CHICAGO — Outsider art is an overused, perhaps even misused, term. By a strict definition it refers to someone who makes art outside the official and even unofficial milieu in which artists get training, education, and exhibitions.

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Studios in Brooklyn, Chicago, Harvard, IL, Olympia, WA, and Sabbathday Lake, ME.

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Artist studios in New York, Colorado, Illinois, and Connecticut.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on February 27, 2014

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CHICAGO — Artist studios in Illinois, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Georgia.

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CHICAGO — The closing of Finestra Art Space deserves to be noted with a little sadness. It’s not just that the Doerings consistently showed innovative, high quality art in their small but beautiful space, which will be missed — it also feels like there’s a gap in this landmark building now.

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CHICAGO — The 102nd conference of the College Art Association (CAA) took place in Chicago last weekend. Thousands of art educators, museum curators, art historians, and even some actual artists gathered at the Hilton Hotel on Michigan Avenue for a four-day gabfest.

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