The School of the Art Institute of Chicago produced great artists like Ray Yoshida, great rock bands like Shrimp Boat and an artist’s colony on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan.
In November of 1988, Grant Hart visited Chicago to see an exhibition of William S. Burroughs‘ Shotgun Paintings at the Klein Gallery and Prop Theater‘s adaptation of The Last Words of Dutch Schultz.
The Berlin Wall fell in 1989, and soon afterwards ATW Magazine, founded by Düsseldorf based artist Jårg Geismar, published images to celebrate German reunification.
Toys made of plastic were rare before World War II. Their late twentieth century ubiquity came to symbolize the excess of consumer society.
The Art Institute of Chicago has one of the most highly rated art schools in the country. But is going to art school worth it?