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The range of artistic expression in the exhibition "Devise and Evolve" at the Brand Library is immediately visible. From explosions of color in paintings by Mary Addison Hackett to color management in Janet Bothne's two-piece diptych paintings; in...
Tags: Arshile Gorky, Sculpture, Arts and Culture, Arts
The mid-20th century was a fertile time for the invention of artistic movements. Minor movements bridged the major movements; Surrealism made the transition to abstract Expressionism through an artistic style that was coined abstract Impressionism. The...
Tribune staff reporterThe Art Institute of Chicago is opening its Modern Wing to showcase the visual splendors of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Without getting into a debate about when "modern art" began or ended, let's wing it with these 10 facts about art since 1900: 1....
Sun reporterWhen Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday December 15, 2000 Jackson Pollock, one of the key figures in Abstract Expressionism and America's first postwar art star, was a man destined to be consumed by his own internal fires. As insecure as he was gifted, a full-blown alcoholic...
Next time you're at the Art Institute of Chicago, moving past the Chagall Windows on the way to the threshold of the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Building, stop for a moment and turn left. You'll enter a small number of shallow galleries on the south side of...
Sun Art CriticThe most notable thing about this season of museum and gallery shows is that, for the first time in years, it seems, there's no blockbuster event in the offing to monopolize all the attention, interest and ticket sales to the public. Instead, area...
Tags: Claudette Colbert, Drugs and Medicines, Sculpture, Health, Dance
Tribune art criticNEW YORK At least once a decade for the last 30 years an exhibition or a book has sought to raise the profile of American-French painter Joan Mitchell (1926-1992). Each entry seemed more convincing than the last, yet in the end the artist remained...
Sun StaffThe end for the Alzheimer's patient is a horror: The person is mute, bedridden, adrift from the thoughts and feelings that make up a life. The brain undergoes an equally disturbing transformation, shrunken by as much as half, mottled all over with...
Tags: Trials, Rita Hayworth, Drugs and Medicines, Health, Education
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