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Jessi T. Walsh’s Entertaining Miss Comfort

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Jessi T Walsh’s peep show, As Deep As She is Tall: A Peepshow in 3 Acts, is part of Constellation: A Faculty Show, at the Hyde Park Art Center until September 16, 2007. An online viewing can be seen here on YouTube.
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Cool Globes Exhibit: Fun and Educational

We went to the Cool Globes Exhibit yesterday, hoping to take a free 45-minute tour highlighting the globes, and trying to get an understanding of the artists’ interpretations of solutions to global warming. Seemingly hundreds of globes dot the Museum Campus, starting in front of the Field Museum, and zigzagging along the campus and extending along the lake front up to East Balboa Drive.

Globes on the Museum Campus

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Dear ArtStyle: Postcards from Iceland

Ninna Thorarinsdottir hexogen paper dress
hexogen paper dress. Courtesy of Ninna Thorarinsdottir.

Dear ArtStyle,

I have been here in Iceland a few days, mostly in the countryside, but today I headed into Reykjavik, the capital, to search for a different experience. Luck was with me, as the Reykjavik Art Museum had an opening of a new exhibit — MAGMA/KVIKA showing the best of Icelandic design. This exhibit is a part of The Reykjavik Arts Festival, filling this city with both international and Icelandic art (music, theater, and fine arts) for two weeks.
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Looptopia: Anna Joelsdottir’s Stick Installation at Macy’s

Anna Joelsdottir, who took part in Looptopia’s celebration at Macy’s Friday night, worked on a stick installation from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in one of the windows.


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A Visit to Artropolis

I went to my first Artropolis yesterday and it was fascinating. There was so much art that I couldn’t take it all in.


Hiroshi Ariyama’s current series Our City, Our Neighborhood depict original point-of-view snapshots of cityscapes in screenprinted manipulations of light, color, and texture. Ariyama says, “My intent is to capture an emotional point in time within each scene that ranges from nostalgic reflection to current observation, or simply a happy glance into a moment’s fleeting possiblities.”

Daybreak, Courtesy of Hiroshi Ariyama

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