Posts Tagged ‘art’

February is always the most brutal of winter months. Bitter cold, blowing snow… good thing there are many indoor activities to keep us going until Spring. Lots of great events are on the books in the next few weeks from the spring Antiques Show at the Mart, local restaurant openings and parties to new exhibits […]


Are you a memeber of One Kings Lane? If you haven’t signed up to be a part of their site/email list do so today. The daily sales encompass books, art, linens, home good, furniture… you name it! Today one of the featured sales is beautiful books by Simon & Schuster. Art, design, dogs, entertaining. You’ll […]


IN 2009 and 2010, French photographer Alain Delorme spent time in China for two artist residencies. Enraptured by the visual (and physical!) aspect of local workers transporting gravity defying heaps of product on 2 or 3 wheel bicycles, Delorme set out to document the beauty of what he was seeing. An amazing combination of huge […]


Artopolis Recap

04May09

Artopolis was quite the experience. Sometimes I start to wonder what it takes for art to be considered “art”. Despite the odd pieces here and there, I discovered examples of both the absurdly bizarre (yes, in a good way!) and the insanely creative. The goal was to display pieces of art that are both experimental […]


This evening a VIP reception and preview party kicks off the 4-day event Artopolis: Chicago’s Celebration of Art, Antiques & Culture. Art Chicago 2009 brings together contemporary and modern artists, galleries, collectors and curators from around the globe. All types of media are covered. NEXT is a showcase for world culture and the event examines […]