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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

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.