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Christian Marclay's 'The Clock'

Robert Loerzel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Chicago
Robert Loerzel

It doesn't seem quite correct to label "The Clock" as a film; it certainly isn't a traditional example of a movie. But the act of watching "The Clock" inside the dark gallery is essentially a moviegoing experience.

Scads of Quality

Paul Klein | Posted 06.20.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Curious how most ArtLetters find a subplot or theme circulating through much of the work I preview. This week it's art whose materials are recycled, reused or artfully replicate something in another medium.

Art About Us Opening This Weekend

Paul Klein | Posted 02.09.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein


PHOTOS: Art Meets Politics For The 'Chicago Aldermen Project'

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Chicagoans flocked by the hundreds to a Wicker Park art gallery this weekend to see the Ch...

With ArtChicago a few Weeks Away, Art in the Galleries is Improving

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

We all have internal conflicts. Seeing someone else conscientiously explore their dichotomies sheds light on all of our own issues.

Strong Exhibitions Opening

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

A previous ArtLetter surveyed our readers and they graded the Cultural Center the highest. These shows will help you understand why.

New Art in the New Year

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

A cold night, but some good art on the horizon.

Winter Art Season Starts Now

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Unfortunately, I sense that there are numerous galleries that are not going to be around much longer. I doubt they have anyone to fault but themselves.

Chicago's Fall Art Season Starts Now

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

There are a lot of shows opening - and the ones I'm writing about are just the tip of the iceberg. Go out and find out for yourself. And even if you disagree with me, you're certain to find a lot you'll like.

Forget Jeff Koons: Try a Pomegranate...

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

Here is an installation that bravely and wildly exposes the creative process, throws it in front of your face, in all its messy, hand-made, stream-of-consciousness glory. It's literally like peering into the mind of an artist, and in this case an extremely talented, witty, thoughtful one.