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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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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 ...

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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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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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