During September in West Chicago, Berit Nørgaard of Copenhagen, is performing a social project as part of the West Chicago Museum's Artist in Residence program. If I Can Do It, You Can Do It Too asks individuals of the West Chicago community to tell Berit what they would like to learn, and then she goes out and tries to find others who, not only have the… Continue
Added by Martin Garcia on September 19, 2009 at 8:45am —
I got the opportunity to preview the next show at Home Gallery in Hyde Park. Patrick Fitzgerald's one person show Traveling, opens on Saturday and is primarily a collection of sculptures, which are reminiscent of drawings done in the margins of 7th grade math books. Vehicles of all sorts, sleek racers, ominous surveillance vans and odd creations. These sculptures are made from recycled… Continue
Added by Martin Garcia on September 19, 2009 at 8:43am —
I think that most people would agree, in theory at least, that there is some sort of magic in the arts. Somewhere between the artist and their canvas, script, lens, or myriad of other mediums, lies something that is hard to grasp. Why is it that music is a class I never here about from high school students? Why is being an artist so damn novel to so many people? What the hell do I care that your cousin is a… Continue
Added by Martin Garcia on September 6, 2009 at 9:43pm —
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