This week on The Seen, we featured the Society for Contemporary Art Benefit 2012. An EXPO CHICAGO partner, SCA’s benefit in support of the Art Institute of Chicago raises money to purchase artwork for the Department of Contemporary Art.
Next, we featured a recap of a trip to Kansas City, visiting The Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kemper Museum of Art and Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Following Kansas City, The Seen went on scene at the Milwaukee Art Museum to review exhibitions by Tara Donovan and Isaac Julien.
Finally, EXPO CHICAGO announced their official EXPOSURE gallery list. EXPOSURE presents critical exposure for emerging galleries, providing opportunity for curators, collectors and art enthusiastic to survey the best in innovative and emerging work.
Simply Magnificent – Official blog for The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago, Magnificent Mile
This week on Simply Magnificent, we published a new piece in our series on the private art collection for The Residences. Our feature was on Brazilian born, Brooklyn-based artist Vik Muniz, whose work is shown in 10th Floor Lobby of The Residences. An internationally acclaimed visual artist, Muniz is known for using unexpected materials to create portraits, landscapes and still lifes, which he photographs.
Artists Nick Cave, Tim Anderson, Matthew Woodward, Cristina Silvestri and Carolyn Ottmers are also represented in the collection. Stay tuned to Simply Magnificent as we take an in-depth look at each of the distinguished artists in the collection.
Next, we published a post featuring this weekend’s Wright Plus 2012 architectural tour. The great American architect Frank Lloyd Wright began his career in Oak Park, IL, and came to be known as one of the most distinguished architects of the twentieth century. Wright Plus 2012 presents an internationally renowned architectural house walk touring nine private homes designed by Wright and his contemporaries.
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This week on Stay Gorgeous, Salon Buzz owner Andreas Zafiriadis gave his insight into what it means to take care of yourself. As part of a new series on “The Gorgeous Lifestyle,” Andreas’s post explains the importance of a positive attitude and courage to express individuality.
This week on the blog, we gave residents insights into activities within the South Loop community and helped them get to know their neighbors at The Lofts.
With an expansion in the near future, we featured Jimmy Green’s Bar and Grill to inform the community of the new Private Reserve event space coming to one of the hottest sports bars in the South Loop. Not only do they brew their own beer, but Jimmy Green’s is also an Official Blackhawks and Bulls bar.
In addition, South Loop’s Fitness Formula Club is hosting a free body composition testing workshop to help people find their body fat percentage and also educate them on what it means for their health. Interested in enrolling? RSVP by June 6th.
Finally, we unveiled another face at Roosevelt Collection, Mr. Corey Kauffman. By day, he’s a personal trainer and by night he’s a pianist. If residents are looking to get fit this summer, Corey is their go-to resource.
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