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Celebrating People with Disability Pride Month

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | Karl Cole

July is Disability Pride Month! This annual observance is used to promote visibility and mainstream awareness of the positive pride felt by people with disabilities. To celebrate this important month ...

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Curator’s Corner

Contemporary Jewelry Pioneer

Monday, January 14, 2019 | Karl Cole

On a cold January day, I stop and look at this beautiful brooch by Eleanor Moty and wonder why I haven’t introduced you to her jewelry?! She is a fellow Illinoisan by birth, and actually grew up ...

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Curator’s Corner

Ode to Wood

Monday, May 5, 2014 | Karl Cole

The Davis Art Gallery just opened a show called All About Wood. In that spirit, I’m showing you one of my favorite wood pieces. Several years ago at a Christmas party we played an art histo ...

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Curator’s Corner

A Chicago Artist

Monday, September 17, 2012 | Karl Cole

Art from Chicago is always dear to my heart because it is my hometown. I lived there during the very fertile artistic period of the 1970s and 1980s. There were gallery openings every Friday night on H ...

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Curator’s Corner

A Forgotten Woman Artist

Monday, January 30, 2012 | Karl Cole

I always like to introduce you to artists who, I think, have been marginalized in “official” art history surveys of western (or non-western for that matter) art. Because Paris was has been ...

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