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Top 5 Summer Shows in the US and Europe

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts

The summer brings plenty of excuses to spend time outdoors -- but also to escape the heat in the cool, quiet galleries of a museum.

Top 10 U.S. Museum Shows 2014

Simon Watson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Friends from four continents planning visits to the U.S. have asked me what upcoming museum shows are likely to be must-sees. Here's my current list of these shows, which happen to feature an unusually strong selection of work by women.

Museum Totally Wants You To Destroy These Bus Stop Billboards

Posted 02.07.2014 | Arts

Attention, Chicago commuters: Your trek to work just a got a little more interesting. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago is promoting ...

Opening Day Art Basel Miami Beach: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

There's a lot of art, which isn't to say it is all good, and there are a lot of art dealers trying to sell their wares. Here are some tips for navigating the fair.

Bend, Fold, & Mutilate at the MCA's 'Destroy the Picture'

Paul Klein | Posted 04.22.2013 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void is an exhibit that looks at the global redirection of art immediately after World War II, which reinforces the notion that the same good idea can happen in multiple places at once.

Art, Love, & Politics In The 1980s

Posted 03.15.2012 | Arts

While pop culture makes the 80s out to be all bad perms, neon, and saccharine pop songs, on a deeper level this was a profoundly transformative decade...

WATCH: Artist Explores His Childhood Artifacts

Posted 12.15.2011 | Arts

One of the spaces that caught our eye at NADA Fair in Miami was that of Richmond, Virginia-based ADA Gallery. The selection of works presented was ref...

Groups on Exhibit

Paul Klein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein


GREAT EXHIBITIONS: Calder And Contemporary Art At MCA Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Alexander Calder, Martin Boyce, Nathan Carter, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Aaron Curry, Kristi Lippire, Jason Meadows, and Jason Middlebrook WHAT: Ale...