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100-Year-Old Petrified Uniformities Of The Modern Art World vs. The Moral Grandeur Of Majestic Impressionism

By Maureen Sharkey/Press Release

The biggest art movement in history is going on now in Chicago, across the nation, and throughout Europe. But their paintings were not found at last weekend's Art Expo, nor in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute, nor at the Contemporary Museum of Art.

They are artists who paint en plein air (in open air) as did the French Impressionists, who found that they could capture the transient effects of sunlight, and who painted so magnificently that they remain one of the most glorious and beloved of all the artists' movements throughout history (as well as by far the most expensive). The goal is not to have the work look like these masters, but to see like these masters - in individual independent styles.

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Posted on September 20, 2017
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Taxicab Journals

Cab #1555

I kept desperately pushing on that sound icon on the TV screen and nothing.
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Posted on January 6, 2016
Open Letter

Open Letter

Dear Asses Of Chicago Commuters:
This crowding reduction plan isn't working at all for your human.
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Posted on January 29, 2013
Life At Work

I Am A Retail Warrior: Throw The Dog A Birthday Bone!

By Jane Harper
At that point, I was kind of hoping the dog was back at home chewing up her hand-sewn Italian leather shoes.
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Posted on October 19, 2015

Chicagoetry: 77 Minutes After 8

By J.J. Tindall
What else is a sky like me to do at times but rain?

Posted on September 18, 2017

Who Is Stealing Wisconsin's Birch?

By Scott Bowe/WisContext
It is important for consumers to ask questions when making home decor purchases. Where did the birch come from? Was it legally harvested?

Posted on September 19, 2017

Beachwood Photo Booth: Devilish Dr. Phil

By Helene Smith
Reflective.

Posted on September 15, 2017

At The Art Institute | Past Forward: Architecture and Design

By The Art Institute Of Chicago
An integrated, ever-changing, and multilayered experience.

Posted on September 12, 2017

Making The Most Of Wisconsin's Autumn Garden Harvest

By Vijai Pandian/WisContext
How best to handle five common types of produce grown in Wisconsin.

Posted on September 11, 2017

Beachwood Photo Booth: Marie's

By Helene Smith
Red light district.

Posted on September 8, 2017

Recovery Month

By Al-Anon
"Sometimes it is easy to see what alcohol is doing to the drinker. It may be more difficult to see what it is doing to the rest of the family."

Posted on September 7, 2017

Beachwood Photo Booth: Lannings' Crossing

By Helene Smith
A Grand Rapids intersection.

Posted on September 1, 2017

Slow & Low

Tricked. Out.
"We are the only lowrider community festival in Chicago bringing together car and bike clubs all across the Midwest."

Posted on August 30, 2017

Chicago Comicon 2017!

By Greg Boozell
Some of our favorite cosplayers.

Posted on August 28, 2017

Beachwood Photo Booth: Cherry Pie

By Helene Smith
Tastes so good makes a grown man cry.

Posted on August 25, 2017

Chicagoetry: September 1, 2017

By J.J. Tindall
We must love one another. Or die.

Posted on August 31, 2017

RECALL! Expresco Chicken Skewer Products

By The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
These items were shipped to retail locations in Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan and Texas.

Posted on August 24, 2017

RECALL! Wisconsin Pork Sausage Patties

By The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
These items were shipped to distribution and retail locations in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Posted on August 23, 2017

How To Raise A Pizza

By Candice Wagener/WisContext
"People drive from Minneapolis or Chicago or Madison to a small town in central Wisconsin to have pizza on our farm."

Posted on August 22, 2017

Beachwood Photo Booth: Cloudy Gate

By Helene Smith
Welcome to Chicago.

Posted on August 18, 2017

MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock Including Riot Fest Highlights.
TV - The Beachwood vs. Ken Burns.
POLITICS - Rhymefest vs. Obama.
SPORTS - Football Killed Zac Easter.

BOOKS - How Comics Captured Vietnam.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - 100-Year-Old Petrified Uniformities Of The Modern Art World vs. The Moral Grandeur Of Majestic Impressionism.


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