Category Archives: Self Portrait: National & International Artists

 

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With Chakaia Booker.. at Millennium Park / Photo courtesy Nathan Mason.

Exhibition: Discarded Tire Artwork by Chakaia Booker

Location: Boeing Galleries at Millennium Park

Temporary Exhibition: April 30, 2016 – April 2018

Chakaia Booker is the first African American artist to be showcased in the Boeing Gallery

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Selfie with Theo Jansen

At the exhibition: "Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen",

Location: at Chicago Cultural Center.

Date: Jan 5, 2016.

Who knew a day like this will come? Last year, I saw a video of kinetic sculptures "Strandbeest" by Theo Jansen.. as did millions of others, as there are more than four million views of his video. This...
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Above Image: At Vector Fabricating, from left: Terrence Karpowicz, Barry Hehemann, Jyoti Srivastava, Peter Nižňanský, Katerina Lizcova Kulhankova, Anna Nižňanský and Rolf Achilles.

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Prague Days in Chicago

 June, 2015, Chicago celebrated 25 years of the Prague-Chicago relationship as part of Chicago Sister Cities International program. The celebration featured the mayors of both cities, concerts, exhibitions, a gala dinner,...

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Above Image: Sculptor Chakaia Booker, Deputy Commissioner DCASE Tracie D. Hall and me. Where DCASE is Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, City of Chicago. Photo by Jeff Stevenson, who works at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.

 

2014: Carts and Cocktails

 Saturday, Sep 14, 2014

 An annual benefit fundraiser at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University.

 One of the...

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Above Image: With Virginio Ferrari at the Opening Reception of exhibition: "Continuing Experience: Virginio Ferrari" at Bridgeport Art Center/ Photo Credit: Marco Ferrari.

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Virginio Ferrari has been one of my favorite artists. When I heard about his exhibition at the Bridgeport Art Center,  I had to attend it. On November 15, 2013, I was at the Opening Reception of  Continuing Experience:...

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Denise Milan: Mist of The Earth

June 8, 2012 - January 6, 2013

Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street.

Denise Milan: Mist of Earth is presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and has been made possible by the generous support of the Cairucu Foundation of Brazil and SESC Sao...

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