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Tom Torluemke

North and South: Strong Exhibits

Paul Klein | Posted 03.20.2013 | Chicago
Paul Klein

At the Hyde Park Art Center, Tom Torluemke has created a 170 foot wide mural / installation delving into life and death in the city, the mix of urban decay and societal ambition. 2013-01-18-artpull.jpg

Versatile, Perverse, Reverse and Diverse Art Opening This Weekend

Paul Klein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Many artists start young, but I know of no other for whom it was a sole means of communication with a close family member, as it was for Tom Torluemke. His expansive show and many others are a great reason to go look at art this weekend.

Talented and Honest Art on View in Chicago Galleries

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

I keep learning more about Dawoud Bey. He's a wonderful human being and a brilliant artist. He reveals himself, his depth, his generosity and his talent, slowly.

The Catharsis of Hillbilly Nudity

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Known by everyone as Edmar, Ed Marszewski is probably the hardest working man in art. It is his launching pad that identifies major, non-mainstream artists whose work often sings with divergent quality.