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Samuel Insull cartoon by John T. McCutcheon

Fine Arts Building Interlude: Footnote in the F...

Samuel Insull cartoon by John T. McCutcheon   BY KEIR GRAFF | NOVEMBER 3, 2023, NewCity  Interlude One of a ten-part series.Read the Intro here with links to the entire series. Read Act One here. In the...

Fine Arts Building Interlude: Footnote in the F...

Samuel Insull cartoon by John T. McCutcheon   BY KEIR GRAFF | NOVEMBER 3, 2023, NewCity  Interlude One of a ten-part series.Read the Intro here with links to the entire series. Read Act One here. In the...

Fine Arts Building Act One: The Golden Age, A Building Reborn

Fine Arts Building Act One: The Golden Age, A B...

The history of the Fine Arts Building where you can find my studio on the 6th floor.

Fine Arts Building Act One: The Golden Age, A B...

The history of the Fine Arts Building where you can find my studio on the 6th floor.

Self-portrait (September 1889) given to Dr Gachet  Credits: Musée d’Orsay, Paris (RMN Grand Palais/Patrice Schmidt)

Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise The Final Months

"A new exhibition at Paris’ Orsay Museum that focuses on Van Gogh’s last two months before his death on July 29, 1890, is extraordinary and extraordinarily painful — because this final period...

Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise The Final Months

"A new exhibition at Paris’ Orsay Museum that focuses on Van Gogh’s last two months before his death on July 29, 1890, is extraordinary and extraordinarily painful — because this final period...

Faith Ringgold, “The French Collection Part I, #4: The Sunflowers Quilting Bee at Arles,” 1991, acrylic on canvas with pieced fabric border, 74″ × 80″. Private collection. © 2023 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

MCA Announces “Faith Ringgold: American People”

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago has announced “Faith Ringgold: American People.” This exhibition will be Ringgold’s first solo presentation in Chicago. “With a career that spans six decades, artist,...

MCA Announces “Faith Ringgold: American People”

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago has announced “Faith Ringgold: American People.” This exhibition will be Ringgold’s first solo presentation in Chicago. “With a career that spans six decades, artist,...

Art Nouveau murals from the late 19th century

The Fine Arts Building's 125th Anniversary Cele...

Join the celebration for the Fine Arts Building’s 125th anniversary on October 13th, now officially Fine Arts Building Day in Chicago!

The Fine Arts Building's 125th Anniversary Cele...

Join the celebration for the Fine Arts Building’s 125th anniversary on October 13th, now officially Fine Arts Building Day in Chicago!

Ahoy Series, No. 5: Watcher's View, acrylic on paper, abstract ocean art

When you can't get to the ocean or the lake, a ...

Paintings that depict the beach, sailing, and the water have the ability to transport viewers to serene and tranquil environments. These artworks offer a variety of benefits, both aesthetic and emotional, to...

When you can't get to the ocean or the lake, a ...

Paintings that depict the beach, sailing, and the water have the ability to transport viewers to serene and tranquil environments. These artworks offer a variety of benefits, both aesthetic and emotional, to...