Preview of EXPO CHICAGO 2019!

Image: A crowd standing in an art gallery with the text "EXPO ART WEEK" going across the center.

Please join us September 19 - 22, 2019 for EXPO CHICAGO, the international exposition of contemporary and modern art. EXPO CHICAGO has established the city of Chicago as a preeminent art fair destination, opening the fall art season every September at the historic Navy Pier. Now entering its eighth edition, EXPO CHICAGO presents artwork from … Continue reading Preview of EXPO CHICAGO 2019!

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Tami Bahat: New Interview!

Image: Tami Bahat, The Feline, 2017.

Tami Bahat was recently interviewed by Catalyst Interviews! Catalyst is an online platform sharing interviews from photographic creatives that support knowledge and community. Writer Michael Kirchoff describes Bahat's work: It is a person and photographer like Tami that I’ve had the honor of watching grow these past few years, as an artist at an astronomical … Continue reading Tami Bahat: New Interview!

Jess T. Dugan’s Series “Every Breath We Drew” Opens at Grunwald Gallery of Art

Image: Jess T. Dugan, Dallas Lying on the Bed , 2012. Dalls lays on a white mattress looking at the viewer. He is wearing all dark clothing with one hand on his stomach. The wall behind him is bright red.

Today, Jess T. Dugan's series "Every Breath We Drew" opens at Grunwald Gallery of Art, the contemporary art museum at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. View more work from this series here. Dugan discusses this series: Every breath we drew explores the power of identity, desire, and connection through portraits of myself and others. Working … Continue reading Jess T. Dugan’s Series “Every Breath We Drew” Opens at Grunwald Gallery of Art

CEG Launches New Literary Program, “Art Speaks”

Image: A photograph of twin girls holding a snake hangs on a red wall. Text reads: "Art Speaks, Saturday, August 17, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Catherine Edelman Gallery."

Catherine Edelman Gallery is thrilled to launch its newest program, Art Speaks, that takes place in the gallery every second Saturday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. This new year-round initiative invites local writers and poets to read pieces they have written based on the theme present in the exhibition on view, providing a venue for … Continue reading CEG Launches New Literary Program, “Art Speaks”

Musée Magazine Features Clarissa Bonet

Image: Clarissa Bonet, SL.2018.0222, Chicago, 2018. The photo is predominantly black, with different colored light radiating from windows.

Chicago-based photographer Clarissa Bonet was recently featured on Musée Magazine! They featured her series "Stray Light" as part of their weekend portfolio series. Interested in the physical space of the city and its emotional and psychological impact on the body, she uses the camera to transform the physical space into a psychological one, providing a … Continue reading Musée Magazine Features Clarissa Bonet

Third Coast Review Discusses “Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio”

Image: A screenshot of the first section of the article "Finding the Beautiful in the Dark: Joel-Peter Witkin's 'From the Studio' at Catherine Edelman Gallery" published by Third Coast Review.

Chicago-based writer and poet Carrie McGath reviews our current exhibition Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio, published by Third Coast Review. She describes the exhibition: The work of Joel-Peter Witkin stirs up an array of emotions and aptly tantalizes the eye and mind. From a sense of staggering beauty in their black and white soft-starkness (almost … Continue reading Third Coast Review Discusses “Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio”

Sixty Inches From Center Discusses Recent CEG Panel ‘Otherness & Beauty’

Image: Las Meninas, New Mexico, 1987 by Joel-Peter Witkin

Local Chicago publication Sixty Inches From Center recently published an article on our panel discussion "Otherness & Beauty: Discussing Themes Within the Work of Joel-Peter Witkin." The discussion, which took place at the gallery on June 1, explored Witkin's photographs of people considered “other”, including those born with physical abnormalities, and those that are intersex … Continue reading Sixty Inches From Center Discusses Recent CEG Panel ‘Otherness & Beauty’