Philip A Hartigan

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CHICAGO — The Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, which opened in 2009, has reinstated its contemporary collection after giving over most of the space in 2015 to a much-lauded retrospective of the American sculptor Charles Ray.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on January 25, 2016

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Artist studios in California, Michigan, New York, Rhode Island, and the US Virgin islands.

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In Both Sides of the Mirror, a show of video pieces and photographs at C33 Gallery, Marlo Koch presents the results of exposing herself to the world of mainly-male desire in ways that are amused, satirical, and ultimately tenderhearted.

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CHICAGO — In a show of works on paper at a new Chicago artist-run space, Cultivator, painter Anne Harris depicts the female body in a way that brings to mind writer Christine Alic’s phrase “the contested landscape of the female gaze.”

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on November 27, 2015

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Artist studios in Illinois, New York, Ontario, Tennessee, and Israel.

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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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