Frances White

Modernist painter Yannis Tsarouchis finally gets his due

CHICAGO – Yannis Tsarouchis, the gay Greek artist-provocateur, was way ahead of his time. His mid-20th century paintings explored homoeroticism when these themes were still highly taboo. Dancing in real life, a full investigation at Wrightwood 659, shines a well-deserved spotlight on the artist. With more than 200 works, this …

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Make the most of it

Cal’s Lutheran professors who took sabbaticals during the pandemic may have had to change plans or plans, but they came out more energetic and enlightened. By Karen Lindell Art professor Cal Lutheran Michael Pearce’s sabbatical plan was to create a set of paintings to exhibit at the University of North …

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Brass Heads by Moyra Davey | Chicago Institute of the Arts

Have you noticed this presidential portrait in your pocket? Through Elizabeth siegel The arrival of Obama’s portraits in Chicago – Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of our 44th President, Barack Obama, and Amy Sherald’s painting of former First Lady Michelle Obama – makes me reflect on the nature of monuments dedicated to …

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