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JEFF LIEB JEWELRY OPENS MIDWEST/CHICAGO AREA SHOWROOM

Renowned Designer and North Shore Native Opens JEFF LIEB JEWELRY Midwest and Chicago Area Showroom in Highland Park Highland Park, IL — Renowned designer and North Shore native Jeff Lieb of JEFF LIEB JEWELRY, a/k/a Total Design Jewelry, will open his first Midwest and Chicago area Showroom on December 10, located at his longtime studio in […]

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Arts Education and Appreciation Lives On via Google New Series

Yes, every painting tells a story.  Well done Google to allow arts education and appreciation to live on via your newest creative venture. What a wonderful concept. Growing up in the New York City area, I was exposed at an early age to the arts and thus developed an appreciation for the masterful works and their […]

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1970s NY Graffiti Artists Still Have Urge To Tag

1970s NY Graffiti Artists Still Have Urge To Tag NEW YORK — In torn jeans and saddled with a black backpack, Andrew Witten glances up and down the street for police. The 51-year-old then whips out a black marker scribbles “Zephyr” on a wall covered with movie posters. He admires his work for a few […]

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For Arts Institutions, Thinking Big Can Be Suicidal

“Set in Stone,” a study by the Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago that is to be released Thursday.
examined the cultural building boom between 1994 and 2008, when museums, performing arts centers and theaters in the United States got swept up in new construction or major renovations.

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LEROY NEIMAN, 1921-2012. Bold Life and Bright Canvases

LEROY NEIMAN, 1921-2012 Bold Life and Bright Canvases LeRoy Neiman, whose brilliantly colored, impressionistic sketches of sporting events and the international high life made him one of the most popular artists in the United States, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 91.

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Brilliant Litigation Attorney Stricken with Parkinson’s Disease Turns Professional Artistic Photojournalist with Debut of His Photos at Chicago’s Mars Gallery Thursday, June 7, 2012

Brilliant litigation attorney Bradley Weiss, who was stricken with Parkinson’s Disease at the height of his Washington, DC career with the Department of Justice and as Of Counsel at Chicago’s prestigious law firm, Miner, BarnHill & Galland, turns professional artistic photojournalist with the debut of his photo series Montezuma Nights at Chicago’s Mars Gallery, opening Thursday evening June 7, 2012, 1139 W. Fulton Market.

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Chicago’s Mars Gallery Opening Night of Montezuma Nights-Bradley Weiss’ Photo Exhibition Benefiting Rush University Medical Center For Parkinson’s Disease

Opening night reception of Bradley S. Weiss’ photo exhibition at Chicago’s Mars Gallery benefiting Rush University Medical Center to thank and honor their Movement Disorder Group & Neurosurgical Teams for treating Brad’s Parkinson’s Disease and giving him his life back! Music by The Sidecars, a jazzy sound with a south American edge. Catering by Highland […]

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