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  • Heavy lifting required for 'The Instructions'

    Heavy lifting required for 'The Instructions'
    This is a short story about a long story, a story so long it arrived on my desk in pieces, in two Joseph Conrad-size chunks, presumably for easier handling. This was the early galley of "The Instructions," Chicago native Adam Levin's first novel. It's...
  • Art Gives Strength to Group With Mental Illness

    Art Gives Strength to Group With Mental Illness
    A week into his hospitalization at the Elgin Mental Health Center in Illinois, Jeffrey Eppard was given pencils and paper and invited to draw anything he wanted. The subject he chose was his left arm. He outlined it in a blur of charcoal, then filled...
  • About winning story "My Thoughts While Cooling Down on the Hotel Veranda"

    While isolating himself on a Las Vegas veranda during his honeymoon, Edward remembers a summer of his youth spent in California, visiting the grieving family of his deceased pen pal — a boy killed by bees, or perhaps something worse. In...
  • Q&A: Jasmin Shokrian on her sophisticated spring collection

     
    L.A. native Jasmin Shokrian launched her eponymous collection in 2002 after earning her degree in film, painting and sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Twelve collections later, she's definitely hit her stride, creating chic,...
  • Art review: Nick Cave at Fowler Museum

     
    I imagine that wearing a dance costume designed and fabricated by Chicago artist Nick Cave would be like transforming oneself from a ragpicker into royalty. You wouldn't leave behind the earthy spirit of making do with whatever you can scavenge,......
  • The Lucky Dragons: Droning, collectively

     
    The Los Angeles band blends performance, music and visual art Near the end of "Live Sprawl," the Lucky Dragons' performance at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA last month, a sly, silly orgiastic scene broke out, like something lifted from Woody......
  • Bravo's 'Work of Art' reality series gets a second season

     
    It's official: There will be a second season to Bravo's reality series "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist." Producers of the series announced Wednesday that they will be holding open casting calls later this month in Los Angeles, Chicago......
  • A transformation and regeneration

    'Public space is not the right place for objects," said Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa. "That was a tradition from the 19th Century. There are plenty of wonderful examples. Today I think we have to change. It's not possible to continue adding objects....