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Culte Fiction

by Mia DiMeo
It’s early autumn, and soon the leaves will begin their colorful exit and puffy coats will cover the backs of Chicagoans until April. Inside EBERSMOORE, there's already a bramble of dried vines suspended on a platform, beneath a lamp that has managed to keep one area green. More engaging than its sculptural counterparts, the central piece of Rob Carter’s exhibition “Culte” is the eponymous nine-minute long high definition video of a plant’s life-cycle in reverse, complete with a soundtrack of religious and athletic chanting, and rustling, sprouting noises.  Carter animates eight months of time-lap... [more]
Posted by Mia DiMeo on 9/26/11
Dust

Overlap

by Robyn Farrell Roulo
        Chicago’s artistic landscape is a winding path with many stops along the way. From well-known galleries on Michigan Avenue and River North, to the cutting edge spaces in the West Loop, the city offers a variety of venues for art. Over the past decade some of the lesser known artistic communities have become a hotbed for alternative project spaces that lend a helping hand to struggling artists and gallerists alike. You may find art hanging on the walls of a favorite restaurant or coffee house, or stumble upon paintings for sale in a trendy boutique, but the most unique and innova... [more]
Posted by Robyn Farrell Roulo on 8/3/09