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20140219224817-6131469162_2ccab5ef3e_b Chicago Street Art in the Gallery   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Mental 312, Nick Adam, Oscar Arriola, Artillery, You Are Beautiful, Juan Angel Chavez, CLS, Senor Codo, CRO, Cyro, Chris Diers, Emen, Tom Fennell IV, Safety First, Don't Fret, Bruce Golden, Goons, The Grocer, Cody Hudson, It's Yours Take It, poor Kid, 80 Legs, Melt, Klepto Salem, Saro, Bonus Saves, Sighn, Chris Silva, Solve, Tiptoe, The Viking at Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS) May 13th, 2011 - June 4th, 2011
Posted 2/19/14

This review was originally published in May 2011 on ArtSlant Chicago. Follow what these artists are doing currently: Photographer Chris Diers, the Grocer, You Are Beautiful, Hebru Brantley, Chris Silva, Brooks Golden, and Ray Noland. The closest you will get to spray-paint graffiti in the Chicago Urban Art Society’s “Chicago Street Art Show” is the TRK piece across the street, ironically visible from the gallery’s windows. This was a conscious decision and posits street art (or i... [more]

20131231171042-miguel_kane_one_aguilar__blinded__2013 Paint Paste Sticker: Street Art at the Chicago Cultural Center   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Oscar Arriola, Your Are Beautiful, Hebru Brantley, Brooks Golden, Ish Muhammad, Chris Silva, Slang, STATIK, Uneek, Zore at Chicago Cultural Center October 19th, 2013 - January 12th
Posted 12/31/13

The exhibition at the Cultural Center, Paint Paste Sticker: Chicago Street Art, is a cross generation sampling of some of Chicago’s most prolific and influential street artists. If you are familiar with the streets of Chicago, it will come as no surprise to encounter the exhibiting artists selected for the show on a daily basis. The exhibition features artists such as ZORE, ZOR, JEFF ZIMMERMAN, YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL PROJECT, UNEEK, TSEL, TRAZ, TRANE & SHAGGY, THOR, TEEL SECRET STICKER CLUB, STEF,... [more]

20130819153530-2_laura_kim Cool Media   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Michael Barrett, Keith Boadwee, Nick Cope, Chris Corrente, Dean Dempsey, Laura Hyunjhee Kim, Jasmine Moorhead, Chris Silva, Tim Sullivan at Krowswork August 2nd, 2013 - August 31st, 2013
Posted 8/19/13

I wake up and mindlessly hold my iphone over my face and click through instagram, tumblr, facebook. I always feel so displeased. What am I searching for? Social media is now an extension of my brain – an involuntary impulse, a robotic motion. Each of us grapples with the push and pull of media in our lives: causing anxiety, soothing our worries, suspending us in space, critiquing our world, making us feel somehow productive. Artists negotiate new media landscapes with a power to conceptual... [more]

20130307221245-cortright_enchanted_foreststrippersnopoleeasy2girls_cmyk_np From Simplicity Comes Complexity  
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david cooley, Petra Cortright, Yoon Chung Han, Katy McCarthy, Chris Silva, Tellef Tellefson, Johnny Troyna at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum April 13th, 2013 - June 16th, 2013
Posted 5/16/13

Historically, skepticism and reluctance instilled a fear that technological advancements, such as television, video games, and the internet, would “turn our brains to mush” and inevitably lead to cultural and linguistic degradation.  Curated by Warren Schultheis, Things That Turn Your Brains To Mush (TTTYBTM) explores these fears, by embracing the animated GIFs' (Graphics Interchange Format) nascent application as a burgeoning form of cultural commentary and its contemporary art status as the ne... [more]

20140219224817-6131469162_2ccab5ef3e_b Chicago Street Art   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Mental 312, Nick Adam, Oscar Arriola, Artillery, You Are Beautiful, Juan Angel Chavez, CLS, Senor Codo, CRO, Cyro, Chris Diers, Emen, Tom Fennell IV, Safety First, Don't Fret, Bruce Golden, Goons, The Grocer, Cody Hudson, It's Yours Take It, poor Kid, 80 Legs, Melt, Klepto Salem, Saro, Bonus Saves, Sighn, Chris Silva, Solve, Tiptoe, The Viking at Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS) May 13th, 2011 - June 4th, 2011
Posted 5/30/11

The closest you will get to spray-paint graffiti in the Chicago Urban Art Society’s “Chicago Street Art Show” is the TRK piece across the street, ironically visible from the gallery’s windows.  This was a conscious decision and posits street art (or is it Street Art now?) as something that is by now separate from, though related to, its forebear in spray-paint graffiti. Of course the fundamental aspect of street art is, logically, its life on the street.  Greeting you when you walk in the door is... [more]

20140219224817-6131469162_2ccab5ef3e_b the show  
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Mental 312, Nick Adam, Oscar Arriola, Artillery, You Are Beautiful, Juan Angel Chavez, CLS, Senor Codo, CRO, Cyro, Chris Diers, Emen, Tom Fennell IV, Safety First, Don't Fret, Bruce Golden, Goons, The Grocer, Cody Hudson, It's Yours Take It, poor Kid, 80 Legs, Melt, Klepto Salem, Saro, Bonus Saves, Sighn, Chris Silva, Solve, Tiptoe, The Viking at Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS) May 13th, 2011 - June 4th, 2011
Posted 5/29/11

http://www.chinashopmag.com/2011/05/behind-the-curtain-the-chicago-street-art-show/ [more]

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