tagged: independent

Art Destination: Why San Antonio Deserves More Attention

by Claudia Arozqueta
This past September, I did a curatorial residency at Casa Chuck in San Antonio, Texas. This was not my first time there (years before I curated an exhibition for the Contemporary Art Month) but, as it always happens when you are installing a show, I barely poked my nose out of the gallery. Happily, during this second visit I had the time to experience the best of San Antonio's arts community. San Antonio has a diverse, vibrant, and welcoming art scene that gets together in ever-fluxing arts... [more]
Posted by Claudia Arozqueta on 10/7/15

ArtSlant's Armory Week Art Fairs and Events Guide

by ArtSlant Team
Armory Show  March 6-9Opening Day: Mar 5, 12-8pm Early Access, 5-8pm MoMA vernissage ticket holdersPublic Hours: Mar 6-9, 12-7pm It’s grand, it’s gorgeous, and it’s a pretty significant hike from the train or a long queue in a cab to roll up to the entrance. But of course worth the trip, worth the time, and worth the investment for collectors. The Armory Show is full of enthralling things, from the 20th century modern works on Pier 92, to the contemporary works on Pier 94. This year’s focus... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 2/25/14

Quimby's 20th Anniversary

by Robyn Farrell Roulo
Chicago is often recognized for its “do-it-yourself” culture with thriving artistic, culinary and musical communities.  A testament to this reputation is the city’s established literary scene populated by independent writers and small press publishers. Dedication and support from Chicago’s independent book stores are at the foundation of the community’s success.  Quimby’s, located at 1854 W. North Avenue, is one of the pioneers of Chicago’s independent literary movement and continues its... [more]
Posted by Robyn Farrell Roulo on 6/2/11
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