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DePaul student challenges herself to draw 100 portraits in 100 days

DePaul student challenges herself to draw 100 portraits in 100 days

Danielle Harris

March 6, 2016


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

When DePaul junior Bethani Randolph’s mind wandered during class, she wasn’t preoccupied with thoughts of weekend plans or what homework she had due in her next class. Instead, the art, media and design major was setting a goal for herself: draw 100 faces in 100 days. Read More »...

Is the Lucas Museum a menace or ‘New Hope’ for Chicago?

Is the Lucas Museum a menace or ‘New Hope’ for Chicago?

Jackson Danbeck

March 4, 2016


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The silver peaks rise over 100 feet in the air and curve like metallic dunes. Inside, art by the likes of Norman Rockwell hang, models of full-size speeders rest in the hanger and hundreds of other forms of narrative art await the curious onlooker — well, at least that was the plan for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Read More »...

New DePaul Art Museum exhibitions invite connections

New DePaul Art Museum exhibitions invite connections

AJ Karolczak

January 29, 2016


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Two new exhibits at the DePaul Art Museum allow visitors to think critically about connections. Read More »...

Sign language and touchable art bring Chicago museums to life

Sign language and touchable art bring Chicago museums to life

Aiden Kent

December 17, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

As a small group gathered at the entrance to Gallery 100 at The Art Institute of Chicago this past Thursday for a signed gallery tour of the “Degas: At the Track, On the Stage” exhibit, the atmosphere was anything but quiet. Patrons with and without hearing impairments gathered to experience the prolific ...

DePaul art professor’s work explores feminist intersectionality

DePaul art professor’s work explores feminist intersectionality

Sam Schwindt

November 15, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

A fusion of throbbing color, sliced negative space and pulsating vitality, the paintings by Zoe Nelson breathe freely in space, hanging in the atmosphere of the Cleve Carney Art Gallery at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Read More »...

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Ivana Rihter

November 3, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Lifestyle

  Altars color the streets in a warm orange glow of candles and marigolds. Calacas on stilts make their way gently through the crowds while the faces of children tilt upwards eagerly in awe of the skeletons toothy grins, lustrous gold suits and dramatic top hats. The altars in the distance look like stars littered ...

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

Gabriella Mikiewicz

October 11, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) recently opened a new exhibition showcasing the work of Chicago-based artist Matt Siber. The exhibition, called “Idol Structures,” opened Sept. 9. Read More »...

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Lauren Hernandez

October 11, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Anne Kowalski, a 21-year-old DePaul student, is sticking her colored pencils in the microwave. Read More »...

Chicago hosts first Architecture Biennial

Chicago hosts first Architecture Biennial

Christian Ianniello

October 6, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Imagine a man dressed in business casual clothing, Starbucks coffee in hand, reading news from a sleek silver laptop. He is not sitting on a bench outside, nor at a table, but rather sitting in a complex desk shaped like a backwards “Z” that looks like art. This desk is one of the many pieces displayed at the Chicago Architecture Bi...

South Loop mural aims to bring awareness to catcalling

South Loop mural aims to bring awareness to catcalling

Danielle Church

October 4, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The CTA “L” trains in Chicago have been known for their loud, screeching noises echoing through the streets. Read More »...

2015 Great Chicago Fire Festival redeems itself

2015 Great Chicago Fire Festival redeems itself

Jackson Danbeck

September 27, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

A man in a black and white polka-dot suit waved two torches in each hand, thrusting them into the air as a crowd of thousands chanted “burn it down, burn it down.” He stood in front of a particular one-room wooden house, made of purple, blue and grey circles with crescents sliced into the surface. The torch-bearer jumped up onto the steps, looked at the crowd with a taunting expression, and t...

Photos: Renegade Craft Fair

Photos: Renegade Craft Fair

Kaitlyn Roberts

September 20, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Multimedia

After a night of raging thunderstorms, Chicagoans from far and wide swarmed to Wicker Park Sept. 19 and 20 to enjoy not only the beautiful sunshine, but the city’s 12th annual Renegade Craft Fair. The fair took place along Division St. between Damen Ave. and Paulina St. White tented booths stretch...

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