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Column | Feb 25, 2015 | 1:34 PMEldzier Cortor, whose sculptural, Afro-Deco images of elegant, elongated black women were once so quietly enmeshed with the 20th century as to seem almost invisible, returned to Chicago the other day. He hadn't been back in decades — many, many decades. He had grown up here, on the West and South Sides; his family, which moved from Virginia in 1917, were a part of the Great Migration. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, painted everyday Bronzeville for the Work Progress Administration and became a colleague to Chicago Black Renaissance stars Richard Wright, Archibald Motley and Gwendolyn Brooks; but then, in the 1950s, after also co-founding the South Side Community Art Center, he moved to New York.
Story | Feb 20, 2015 | 3:46 AM
The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runways to celebrities as eight days of fall previews come to a close Thursday. ____ MARC JACOBS: CLOSING FASHION WEEK WITH A BANG — AND A BOOM Marc Jacobs is known for starting his...
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