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  • Chris Burden's 'The Other Vietnam Memorial' is an unsentimental reminder of the war

    Chris Burden's 'The Other Vietnam Memorial' is an unsentimental reminder of the war
    In 1992, columnist Christopher Knight commented on Chris Burden's "The Other Vietnam Memorial" and the critical reaction to the piece in the art community. No sculpture in recent memory has demonstrated as keen and disturbing an artistic intelligence as...
  • Up North for April 9

    Up North for April 9
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com.. KAALEIDOSCOPE GALLERY: Kenosha Art Association, 5615 7th Ave., Kenosha. (262) 654-0065. Student Art...
  • Datebook: Dirigibles, comic book noir and photos of the American West

    Datebook: Dirigibles, comic book noir and photos of the American West
    A sculpture that floats. Paintings that take a sculptural turn. Iconic imagery of the American West. Plus: a panel about black conceptualism, a show that touches on the Mexican Revolution, and lots of evil eye. Here’s what we have in our Datebook:...
  • For black dancers, it's unequal footing

    For black dancers, it's unequal footing
    As long as there have been ballet companies in the United States, African-American boys and girls have been discouraged from having Sugar Plum Fairy fantasies and "Nutcracker" dreams. They were told they weren't born with the right bodies to form the...
  • Virginia Arts Festival takes to the streets this spring

    Virginia Arts Festival takes to the streets this spring
    The Virginia Arts Festival has put Hampton Roads on the national map as a spring destination for arts and cultural events. In recent seasons, director Robert Cross has been working to make the annual festival more inclusive to the residents of the...
  • Femininity in Kevlar: Nao Bustamante's women of the Mexican Revolution

    Femininity in Kevlar: Nao Bustamante's women of the Mexican Revolution
    On the surface, the lemon-colored outfit that resides on a mannequin in artist Nao Bustamante's studio is the very picture of femininity: a late-Edwardian ensemble, it consists of a floor-length skirt and a fitted jacket with dainty puff sleeves. It is...
  • This amazing mural is the perfect ode to 'Star Wars' fandom

    This amazing mural is the perfect ode to 'Star Wars' fandom
    When, or if, George Lucas ever builds his new museum on the Chicago lakefront, might I suggest a new acquisition? Something to welcome the skeptical museumgoer or one of those frowning Friends of the Park? It’s called “The 20th Century Space...
  • Obama library could boost Southland tourism

    Obama library could boost Southland tourism
    The future presence of Barack Obama's presidential library on Chicago's South Side is expected to boost tourism even in the suburbs, officials said. The library is to be built at either Washington Park or Jackson Park, the Barack Obama Foundation...
  • Frank Gehry on Chris Burden: 'gift of the gods,' plus art left unfinished

    Frank Gehry on Chris Burden: 'gift of the gods,' plus art left unfinished
    Frank Gehry didn't know artist Chris Burden was sick. The two old friends were working on separate parts of Parc des Ateliers, a project in Arles, France, commissioned by Maja Hoffmann, an heir to pharmaceutical giant F. Hoffmann-La Roche and one of the...
  • Pioneering L.A. performance artist Rachel Rosenthal dies at 88

    Pioneering L.A. performance artist Rachel Rosenthal dies at 88
    Pioneering performance artist Rachel Rosenthal wasn’t out to simply shock audiences, though her performances were filled with arresting moments. She had hot wax poured over her shaved head, buried herself in artificial snow, read alternately...
  • "Art that touches the soul" in Bronzeville

    <br>"Art that touches the soul" in Bronzeville
    Andre Guichard rearranged a chess board of sculpted pieces Wednesday, centering it against a painting in the East 47th Street display window. His cell phone buzzed, the caterer calling. There's plenty to do before Gallery Guichard opens a new show this...