The Salon: Art + Design, November 9-13

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On the heels of the SOFA Chicago, there’s now a fair coming to New York City featuring “the world’s most influential galleries in art, architecture, and design.” The Salon: Art + Design opens on Thursday, November 9th, and runs through Monday the 13th at the Park Avenue Armory. I’ve been finding myself more-interested in design […]

SOFA Chicago 2017

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SOFA Chicago opens tomorrow at the Festival Hall on the Navy Pier on East Grand Avenue in Chicago. “SOFA” in this case means “Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art and Design,” but then why isn’t it SOFAD? I guess the show organizers think SOFA sounds better. Unfortunately, I won’t be anywhere near Chicago over the course of […]

October is National Arts and Humanities Month

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The organization Americans for the Arts has declared October as “National Arts and Humanities Month.” So what does that mean? They are encouraging people to create events and get their community involved, and they have this page full of ideas, including “Community Visioning Forums” and “Creative Communications.” They also encourage simple ways for individuals to […]

Fall 2018 Artist-in-Residence Applications now open at Bemis

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I just wanted to share a notice that The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (in Omaha, Nebraska) is now accepting applications for their 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program. This program will take place from September 19–November 16, 2018, which may seem like a long way off, but the application deadline is December 15, 2017. National and international […]

My poster post leads to Poster House – a new museum

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Sorry about that blog post title … I couldn’t resist a tongue twister. Here’s what it means: the other day, I posted something to the blog about seeing an art exhibition poster in Minneapolis which paid homage to the series of art posters for the 1985 exhibition of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s collaborative paintings. […]