Posts in Art

What Type of Artist Are You?

May 21st, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured, Tips for Artists No Comment yet

The art market, for better or worse, relies on categories and defining yourself as an artist can boost your career. At the end of the day, do you want people interested in the aesthetics or topics you address to find & love your art?

The Evolution & Benefits of Artistic Retail Spaces

May 18th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Whether Prada in New York, Victoria Beckham in London, or Adidas in Chicago, brands have a unique opportunity to include art in what functionally, is an exhibition. Ahead, we look at the benefits of art in retail.

Budget Cuts: How The Arts Are Being Eroded in Public Schools

May 14th, 2018 Posted by Art, Tips for Artists No Comment yet

Today, science and tech firms employ thousands of artists and designers to build websites, design cars, craft electronics, curate retail spaces and formulate advertising campaigns. Should we really be cutting funding to that pipeline of talent?

4 Tips for Incorporating Art Into Your Daily Routine

May 11th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Most of us haven’t thought to incorporate art into our daily routines because we don’t know how. With a little ingenuity, and by exploring the tips below, we can adopt a daily art routine to help us merge art and lifestyle.

Art Enhances Spaces: The Latest Real Estate Design Trends

April 13th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

These days, eye-catching art pieces in the foyers and lobbies of new condos have become ubiquitous. Learn more about this real estate design trend.

9 Chicago Artists You Need To Follow on Instagram

April 12th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

For those of us who curate, Instagram is a lot of fun. We recently took a deep dive to cull some of our favorite Chicago-based artists with a solid presence on Instagram, and who are dedicated to their craft. Illustrators, tattooers, designers, and more.

How I Became an Art Collector

April 9th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Growing up, most of us participate in some type of art, whether visual art, theatre, or dance. Despite not being an art-school kid, I became an art collector with the help of music.

Interview: Everywhere Man Ethan D’Ercole Talks Xerox Art, Screen Prints, and Live Music

March 30th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured, Interviews No Comment yet

Ethan D’Ercole has circled the creative wagons, conjured art in various mediums, and toured the country playing in bands like Watchers, Mannequin Men, and Bedfellows. He’s one of these people that can’t help themselves when it comes to making new things, and the Chicago art scene is better for it.

Boost Corporate Image With Art

March 19th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

A recent trend in the corporate world sees large organizations curating art in their lobbies, hallways, and conference rooms and workspaces. Corporate art has come to serve a similar purpose as personal art, namely to focus, to soothe, and to evoke the emotions and thoughts of a calm and inspired mind.

How Retail Spaces Are Using Art to Make An Impression

March 12th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

That’s what a number of ambitious in-store designers around the world are betting on. Stores are increasingly borrowing curation techniques from gallery spaces, using art in retail build-outs, and displaying products in innovative ways.