Archive for January 2014


Marketing tips from a pro

Ginny Herzog, a long time customer, just ordered some frames for 6 original artworks that are being sent to Malaysia. I thought it would be interesting to learn more about how she made the connections and how she markets her work. In addition, I asked her what advice she could share with other artists that…

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Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness at the Art Institute of Chicago

With a career spanning 35 years, Christopher Williams (born 1956) now stands as one of the leading contemporary artists engaged in photography. Deeply invested in the techniques and history of photography, Williams is just as profoundly committed to contemporary art as a forum for intellectual inquiry and thoughtful opposition—resisting, for example, a capitalist society in…

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Observing Vermont Architecture Middlebury College Museum of Art

Observing Vermont Architecture features some one hundred photographs by Curtis B. Johnson selected to accompany the newly published Buildings of Vermont co-authored by Johnson and Glenn M. Andres. Curated by the authors, the exhibition celebrates an architectural heritage that has made Vermont the only state in the Union to be designated in its entirety as…

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The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus at DePaul Museum of Art

Photographer Rob Hornstra and journalist Arnold van Bruggen are documenting the rapidly-changing region around Sochi, a former Soviet resort on the Black Sea, which is preparing to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. The exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum shows extraordinary photos, together with interviews and films, recording a complicated mix of parallel realities as…

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