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Mark Ruffalo Talks Openly on the Gene Siskel Film Center Red Carpet

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.10.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

From the red carpet, minutes before the ceremony, an understated, thoughtful and genuinely approachable, Ruffalo credited his Catholic upbringing for his progressive thinking and support for the underdog.

Kanye West Receives Honorary Doctorate

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment

Kanye West might be a college dropout, but now he has an advanced degree. The rapper received an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Ins...

More Than Form, Heft, and Material: History and Culture in the Architecture of David Adjaye

MutualArt | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

It opens with the image of a slave ship and a teeming slum, squarely placing Adjaye's work within the frame of reference of the dialectics of postcolonialism.

Putin in Women's Clothes Reminiscent of Harold Washington in Negligee

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.09.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Good for a laugh, a Russian artist named Konstantin Altunin painted a large-scale picture of the nation's president Vladimir Putin wearing lingerie wh...

PHOTOS: Architecture For The City Bird

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Architect to the urban aviary set, Street Artist XAM is one rare bird. Averaging one per week over the last year, the California born former graffiti ...

A Collage of Artists: Presenting the Lou Beaches

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

There is definitely an argument for working in close proximity to other artists -- that's why they invented art colonies. The Lou Beaches demonstrate that the family that glues together sticks together.

Hot Date in Chicago: The Video Data Bank

Kathryn Born | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kathryn Born

Located on Michigan Avenue in the Loop, at the Video Data Bank you can rent a tiny, private screening room at the country's top video art rental and screening facility.

Fashion Emergency: Designs for a Changed World

Patricia Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patricia Martin

As always, SAIC's annual fashion show inspires and transcends.

Excellent Art Exhibits Opening this Weekend

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

It's safe to say that the exhibits I've just previewed are superior to what I had to choose from a month ago.