Art & Books Articles
The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark, just opened a beautiful and comprehensive one-of-a-kind exhibit dedicated to the life, work and legacy of Chicago-born Main Rousseau Bocher, the First American Couturier
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with Chicago native John Maloof regarding his new gallery and studio, Miishkooki Art Space, which opened in Skokie late this summer, just east of the community’s downtown core. Read on to see what...
Upper West Restaurant presents “Visceral” Intuitive Abstraction, a solo exhibition by contemporary artist Charlie Patton. Come meet the artist at the opening reception on Sunday October 23rd from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
This Saturday, October 8th, enjoy an artist reception for “Emotion” and the Grand Opening of the new Jill Joy Gallery (456 S. La Brea Avenue, LA, 90036) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Nonfiction books on art history by scholars tend to be dry - not so, this one
TABF is an artbook fair defining the modern day bookfair. Growing in number these artbook fairs increase artist awareness and accessiblity. Artbook Fairs, grassroots events, are managed by international artist communities in global urban art cities.
No question, John Le Carré is an engaging storyteller of the spy-thriller genre
7th Annual Artisan Series with Russell Simmons and Bombay Sapphire Gin showcasing talented artists and their work
James Reiss—it rhymes with “peace”— will have his first novel, "When Yellow Leaves" published in September 2016
Earlier this year, while browsing through a local bookstore, I stumbled upon what has to be one of the most interesting, relatable and well written reads of the summer, Trying to Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel (Scribner, 2016)...
A highly anticipated Fine Art Group Show of some of America’s major modern artists will participate in “California Landscapes” curated by award winning Fine Art icon and media personality Molly Barnes
BinderCon LA 2.0 is set for UCLA March 19, 20th 2016. Lisa Kudrow, Effie Brown, Robin Schiff are among the keynote speakers.
Readers of my reviews have no doubt noticed that not all the books I recommend are new releases. This is a throwback that echoes today's headlines
“Musicians” opens at huZ Galleries on Saturday, August 6th, 2016. The exhibition is primarily focused on the photography of Peter Figen with two additional images from photographer Anthony Bernard
What is a "CyberYenta?" A busybody. If not for her, how would you know what was going on? Everything and everybody was her business
The Termesphere Gallery is a unique and extraordinary visual wonderland in the Black Hills of South Dakota
For me, reading Ronna Wineberg’s latest book of short stories, ”Nine Facts That Can Change Your Life”, was like going through an art gallery
Recently, I stumbled upon Clara Bensen’s well-written, engaging memoir, No Baggage: A Minimalist Tale of Love & Wandering (Running Press, 2016), in which she chronicles the 21-day trip that she and her boyfriend, Jeff — who she had just...
It’s a world like Harry Potter’s for tween-age girls – author Paula Berinstein has found the formula, which may be obvious to parents and teachers – but in young readers will bring only delight
ARCOLisboa was inaugurated in Lisbon in late May, drawing art collectors from across Europe and beyond