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Magritte Painting Party

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An exciting event is taking place on July 9th, in collaboration with the Magritte exhibition in Chicago. Guests can witness the transformation of shop windows as they follow Magritte themes and afterwards can look forward to a chic afterparty. The following are some of the magnificent store fronts as photographed by Amanda Wolfson of Oak Street Design.       …

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Magritte Exhibition in Chicago

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“Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938″ is now at The Art Institute of Chicago until October 14th. The exhibit features the surrealist paintings of Rene Magritte, during his most experimental years. Over 100 works will be available, including drawings, photographs, periodicals, and commercial work. For more information, click here.



Dior: The Legendary Images Exhibit

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When looking back at the iconic home of Dior, it is hard to image a house with more beautiful photography.  Now for the first time, the general public will get a little peek into the great artwork that Dior surrounded himself with! The exhibit  launched May 3rd, and will be held at the Christian Dior Museum in Normandy France. This …

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SAIC: THE WALK 2014

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On Friday May 2nd, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago put on its annual benefit gala supporting the production of student work and scholarships. This marks the school’s 80th year of fashion innovation at the school. Acclaimed artist, fashion influencer and SAIC instructor Nick Cave, was recognized as the Legend of Fashion and entertained a captive audience with …

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UNICEF Designer Dolls

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To raise money for children’s vaccinations in Sudan, UNICEF has set up an exciting fundraiser to be held on December 2nd. A special auction will take place selling unique dolls designed by some of the biggest names in fashion. As a preview, the dolls will be displayed until the action in Paris’s Petit Palais and their official photographs have been …

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago: One Thousand Pieces

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To commemorate Hubbard Street Dance’s legacy of being the best contemporary dance company in Chicago, in house choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo created One Thousand Pieces, the company’s first full length work by one choreography with a single theme. The project involves the entire company, including the dancers of Hubbard Street 2 and music by Philip Glass. Cerrudo was inspired by artist …

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Make Beauty + Erik Madigan Heck

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Last year, we featured a beautiful collaboration between photographer Erik Madigan Heck and Neiman Marcus. After many successful campaigns, Erik’s latest work unites him with the world of make-up. Make, a young beauty brand, asked the photographer to take saturated photos that would be representative of their latest palettes. The result is an impressive hybrid of art and beauty. Post …

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Azzedine Alaia: Palais Galliera Retrospective

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  Azzedine Alaia   Azzedine Alaia is a Tunisian-born couturier and shoe designer, who became popular in the 1980’s. His designs have been worn by many celebs including Tina Turner, Naomi Campbell, Madonna, and Rhianna.  He came from small beginnings and was strongly influenced by his glamorous sister, and his mother’s friend who would sneak him Vogue magazines every month, …

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“David Bowie is” Exhibition

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The “David Bowie is” exhibition is taking a world tour to bring fans the unique story of David Bowie. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has honorably been chosen as the U.S. location for this tour. Fans can expect to see original costumes, photography, archived performances, and much more. The objects will tell the story of how this influential …

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Happy Memorial Day

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I hope everyone has a happy Memorial Day! Whether your going to a barbecue or just out and about, take the time to remember the men and woman who’ve served our country to help keep us safe.