||EXPO CHICAGO spotlights modern, contemporary art
This article shared 2010 times since Tue Oct 1, 2019
EXPO CHICAGO: The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art took place at Navy Pier on Sept. 19-22.
The eighth annual exposition hosted 135 galleries from 24 countries and 68 cities, and introduced diverse programming. Programming included the /DIALOGUES panel series, featuring artistic discourse with leading artists, curators, designers and arts professionals on the current issues that engage them; IN/SITU, with large-scale and site-specific works; and more.
Just a few of the gallery exhibitors included Mendes Wood DM ( Sao Paulo; Brussels; New York ), CONVERSO ( Chicago; New York; Los Angeles ), Galerie RX ( Paris ), Fredric Snitzer Gallery ( Miami ), Stephen Daiter Gallery ( Chicago ) and Gavlak ( Los Angeles; Palm Beach ). Also, many of the items were up for salewith one of the items on the higher end being Andy Warhol's diamond-dust candy box ( $150,000, at Chicago's Alan Koppel Gallery ).
Photos by Andrew Davis
This article shared 2010 times since Tue Oct 1, 2019
| ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE|
|Online exhibit features Frank Kameny, other LGBTQ scientists |
Adler Planetarium,The Kameny Papers and Google Arts & Culture have created and made available the Frank Kameny/Pride exhibition, an online graphic slide show, viewable at Google Arts & Culture. Thirteen slides document Kameny's life and work. ...
|Chicago parking ban begins Dec. 1
The Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) is reminding motorists that the Chicago winter overnight parking ban begins on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, and runs through April 1, 2021, according to the city's website. The parking ...
|Prominent lesbians of color will join Biden administration|
Two prominent lesbians of color have been appointed to major roles in President-elect Joe Biden's communications department, the transition team announced in a news release November 29. Karine Jean-Pierre, who served as a Biden senior adviser ...
|'The Prom' out Dec. 11 on Netflix
The Proma musical-comedy film directed by Ryan Murphy and adapted by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin (from their and Matthew Sklar's 2018 Broadway musical of the same name)will be out on Netflix on Dec. 11. The ...
|New narrative podcast offers lesbian rocker slice of life
Podcast attached below - For audiophiles in search of punk rock tongue-in-cheek lesbian dramedy-driven narrative storytelling, look no further: "Tampon Rock" is here. The podcast, from Anthem and iHeart Radio, focuses on lesbian bandmates Deja and Chloe as they navigate ...
|Chicago's pandemic budget passes
On Nov. 24, The Chicago City Council passed the city's 2021 pandemic budget. According to a media release, "The $12.8 billion budget was built in close collaboration with City Council members, labor partners and other key ...
|Diabetes and HIV|
Experts suggest that prolonged antiretroviral therapy (ART) of HIV-infected people is associated with increased risk of insulin resistance leading to type 2 diabetes. I suggest that this is not an accurate scientific explanation. Here's why. T ...
|SHOWBIZ: Awards, 'Bebop,' Andy Cohen, Mariah Carey, Revry|
The American Music Awards aired live Nov. 22 and some of the biggest names in music took home awards; Taraji P. Henson hosted. According to CNN.com, Doja Cat won new artist of the year and Becky ...
|MOVIES Peter Macdissi reflects on making 'Uncle Frank'|
In the Amazon Studios movie Uncle Frank, out Nov. 25, Peter Macdissi plays Walid "Wally" Nadeem—the partner of the title character (played by Paul Bettany). However, the dynamics are a bit different in that Frank Bledsoe ...
|Black transgender artist Heather Hills releases single, video from Trans Trenderz|
--From a press release - (New York, NY) Electro-pop/rap artist, Heather Hills, has released the new single and video, "Get Dun," on the Trans Trenderz label. "Get Dun" is not for those expecting trauma porn. "I got a cute beat and ...
|BOOKS/ART Local man releases sketches by famous artist uncle|
Cuban American painter Gustavo Ojeda (1958—89) is best known for lush and meditative urban nightscapes that brought him recognition in the 1980s downtown New York art scene. He exhibited works alongside artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, ...
|Play development series seeks new plays authored by artists of color |
--From a press release - (Chicago, IL) Calling all bold, imaginative new plays authored by artists of color for Future LabsGoodman Theatre's newest artistic program to develop works authored and directed by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, AAPI and other artists of co ...
|Five Worth Finding: Restaurants, OUT100, children's book, face mask|
—Perry's Steakhouse & Grille (PerrysSteakhouse.com): This suburban spot (with two restaurants in Oak Brook and Schaumburg) is well-known for its delicious cuts of meat, sumptuous sides and hand-crafted cocktails. It's ...
|Day With(out) Art: Transmissions launches online Nov. 30|
--From a press release - NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 — Visual AIDS, the only contemporary arts organization fully committed to raising AIDS and HIV awareness through dialogue, art exhibitions and public forums, announces their ...
|Daniel Biss announces run for mayor of Evanston
Former Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss, a Democrat, announced that he plans to run for mayor of Evanston next year. A statement read, in part, "The election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris was a relief ...