5 Jun, 2013

Art on the Wall

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I've never quite understood decoraters' advice to cover bare walls by hunting for art at flea markets, poster shops or online art stores, but perhaps I am just lucky: All [...]

8 Feb, 2013

A Blog Thank You

February 8th, 2013|Tags: , |

Article in the French Jewish magazine Tenou'a featuring the same art work by Michael Thompson I featured last May. Coming on the heels of my damp review of hosting guest [...]

25 Sep, 2012

My Six-Word Jewish Memoir

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I've shared Debbie Lekousis' Star of David origami work before, but I love it so much I thought I'd share it again as it is sort of fitting for today. [...]

3 Aug, 2012

Art: Sunsets by Lauren Carter

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"What is this?" I asked myself when I first spotted this sculpture at the entrance of the Hyde Park Art Center's recent exhibit Hairy Blob. I'm currently taking a photography class there (just [...]

23 Jul, 2012

A Spanish Colonial House in Shanghai

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After featuring a renovated Shanghai lane house, I want to give you another insight into living in contemporary Shanghai with a few shots of the home of Patricia Lambert, which [...]

11 Jun, 2012

Literary Magazine Layout

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The past few days I've become obsessed with creating a book in blurb, as I am handling the layout of the literary magazine my son's school is publishing. It's been [...]

8 Jun, 2012

Haunting Photography by Susanne Helmert

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Home of Forgotten Souls by Susanne Helmert As promised in my post about last weekend's 57th Street Art Fair, I'm sharing some photography today, namely the work of photographer Susanne Helmert, whom I discovered [...]

5 Jun, 2012

At the 57th Street Art Fair

June 5th, 2012|Tags: , |

Howard Scott's funny maps intrigue visitors at the 57th Street Art Fair Browsing the 57th Street Art Fair, right in our very own neighborhood of Hyde Park in Chicago, is [...]

26 May, 2012

Roy Lichtenstein at the Art Institute of Chicago

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Photo of Roy Lichtenstein's "Compositions" via Museo Madre I think I've gotten into the habit of featuring art on Saturdays, so today I'm sharing the one painting that I really liked [...]

19 May, 2012

Art: Kosher by Michael Thompson

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Kosher by Chicago artist Michael Thompson, courtesy of MichaelThompsonArt.com´╗┐ Something for Shabbat - I saw this recently at the Write Now - Artists & Letterforms Exhibit at the Chicago Cultural [...]

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