michiganavemag.com - Culture https://michiganavemag.com/ The MCA Spotlights Pioneering Photographer Laurie Simmons with a Must-Catch Solo Show https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25408/The-MCA-Spotlights-Pioneering-Photographer-Laurie-Simmons-with-a-Must-Catch-Solo-Show As timely now as in 1976, art photographer Laurie Simmons’ pioneering perspective on gender and femininity makes for must-see viewing.
Laurie Simmons, Pushing Lipstick (Spotlight),…
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700
Winter Sizzle: 8 Essential Shows and Productions to See This Season https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25398/Winter-Sizzle-8-Essential-Shows-and-Productions-to-See-This-Season When the deep freeze hits, Chicago’s stage scene really heats up. From spoken-word sensations to masters of puppetry and ovation-worthy premieres, these are the city’s eight essent… Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Snarkitecture Brings 'The Beach' to Navy Pier https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25393/Snarkitecture-Brings-The-Beach-to-Navy-Pier Navy Pier heats up with a new installation from design powerhouse Snarkitecture.
After visits to Sydney, Paris and Bangkok, immersive installation “The Beach” arrives in Chic…
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700
The Brilliant Work of Creative Duo Alex Wallbaum & Aleia Murawski Is a Can't-Miss https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25354/The-Brilliant-Work-of-Creative-Duo-Alex-Wallbaum-Aleia-Murawski-Is-a-Cant-Miss Take one look at the work of Alex Wallbaum and Aleia Murawski, and you can’t help but feel a burst of happiness from their use of eye-popping color. It comes as a surprise, then, that Wa… Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Keep This Eye-Catching Public Art on Your Radar This Season https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25361/Keep-This-Eye-Catching-Public-Art-on-Your-Radar-This-Season One of Chicago’s most massive structures is transformed into a splashy new canvas with Art on theMart.
(Photo by Joshua Brott/Obscura Digital) Willis Tower and 875 N. Michigan Ave…
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700
What to Expect at This Year's Art Basel Miami Beach https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25322/What-to-Expect-at-This-Years-Art-Basel-Miami-Beach Art Basel closes out a year of electrifying, creative discovery in grand Miami style.
“Singers” (2017, oil on canvas), 32 inches by 45 inches, by Francesco Clemente, who show…
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Chicago Collage Artist Stephen Eichhorn Dishes on His Current Obsessions https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25323/Chicago-Collage-Artist-Stephen-Eichhorn-Dishes-on-His-Current-Obsessions Collage maestro Stephen Eichhorn shares his creative inspirations, both in Chicago and beyond.
Photo by Clark Griffiths For years, sculptor and collage artist Stephen Eichhorn kept a pil…
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
'Dirk Denison 10 Houses' Showcases the Architect's Stunning Residential Design https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25327/Dirk-Denison-10-Houses-Showcases-the-Architects-Stunning-Residential-Design Each of the stunning projects in just-released monograph Dirk Denison 10 Houses takes residential design to new heights.
Copious windows play to a view of Oz Park in a Lincoln Park resid…
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
New Exhibition Space Wrightwood 659 Stuns in Lincoln Park https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25325/New-Exhibition-Space-Wrightwood-659-Stuns-in-Lincoln-Park New exhibition space Wrightwood 659 taps a design luminary for its North Side digs.
The exterior of Wrightwood 659. (Photo © Jeff Goldberg—Esto) There are renovations, and the…
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Wndr Museum Brings Awe-Inducing Spectacle to the West Loop https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25333/Wndr-Museum-Brings-Awe-Inducing-Spectacle-to-the-West-Loop A visually powerful pop-up in the West Loop redefines the modern museum with serious theatrics. Anything and everything qualifies as shareworthy spectacle today, but even the most hashtag-hes… Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700