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  • 'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?

    'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?
    Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it is an unsigned doodle taped to a hallway wall alongside a few dozen other works of office-space ephemera, all riffing on the only thing that anyone at the MCA is allowed to think about these days: David Bowie. There are concert photos of Bowie and fashion layouts of Bowie, a picture of President Barack Obama with a Ziggy Stardust-era lightning bolt across his face and a folksy cross-stich that reads: "David Bowie told me to do it in a dream." It is the staff's Great Wall of Bowie, inscribed across the top with:
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...

    Annoyingly talented

    Annoyingly talented
    You know what's annoying? Experimental short stories. You know what else is annoying? Adam Levin. He is 35 and grew up on the North Shore. He is talented and can't do anything half- way, which makes him frustratingly, endearingly bold, the twin...

    Dana Hall re-emerges with a new band and a fresh approach

    Dana Hall re-emerges with a new band and a fresh approach
    Last year was a volatile one for the inimitable Chicago drummer-bandleader-composer Dana Hall. With the considerable help of ace arts administrator Kate Dumbleton, Hall had rejuvenated the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, which William Russo had created at...

    Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category

    Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category
    If you were building a Chris Ware, if you were constructing the most celebrated cartoonist of the past couple of decades, drawing up the plans for an Oak Park illustrator so routinely referred to as a genius that the accolade is more like fact than...