Philip A Hartigan

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BATH, UK — The small city of Bath has over time become a symbol of classic English gentility and, at first glance, the Holburne Museum conforms to the pattern. But there is a temporary exhibition on display at the moment of prints by the caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson that undermines that whole myth of “Heritage England.”

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CHICAGO — This is not really a review of the exhibition David Bowie Is.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on November 12, 2014

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CHICAGO — Artist studios in Australia, California, Germany, Massachusetts, and Michigan.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on November 7, 2014

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Artist studios in Nazareth, La Jolla, Denver, Montreal, and San Diego.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on October 30, 2014

Artist studios in Arkansas, California, Maryland, Oregon, and Germany.

Artist studios in Arkansas, California, Maryland, Oregon, and Germany.

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Installation view of Water Street Studios exhibition

CHICAGO — I recently visited an exhibition at Water Street Studios in Batavia, about 40 miles West from the center of Chicago — the equivalent, say, of driving halfway across Long Island from Hyperallergic’s Brooklyn office. In other words, a little off the beaten path.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on October 20, 2014

View from the Easel

Artist studios in Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Mexico.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on October 2, 2014

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Artist studios in Australia, Canada, and the United States.

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Expo Chicago 2014 Fails to Inspire

by Philip A Hartigan on September 29, 2014

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CHICAGO — The common consensus about Expo Chicago 2014 is that it was a success. One hundred and forty galleries from across the globe (more than in the previous two years of the art fair’s reincarnated existence) set up their stalls in the Navy Pier exhibition hall.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on September 23, 2014

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Artist studios in Denver, Los Angeles. San Francisco, and Sarasota, Florida.

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