Corporate Art

Innovation in Corporate Art: Chicago

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Pt III: Chicago  At what point do “business sense” and appreciation for aesthetic and design meet to foster a more fruitful company culture? For decades, we have observed traditional relationships between the two concepts shifting toward something more cohesive. Work dynamic, even a couple decades ago, used to mean disciplined work practice, with sound tried-and-true […]

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Mural Monday: Mademoiselle Maurice’s “Lunar Cycles”

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Largest Mural in Paris Mademoiselle Maurice recently completed the largest mural to appear in the streets of Paris, titled Lunar Cycles. Measuring 2,00 square meters, Mademoiselle Maurice’s newest, and incredibly impressive, project is located in the 13th arrondissement of the French capital. Incorporating a meditative, multi-colored design, as well as the origami birds for which […]

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Art Events: July 7 – July 10, 2016

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Local Art Events Following the holiday, there are numerous new art shows opening this weekend. With lots of local talent to be showcased, be sure to check out Rosalux Gallery, Highpoint Printmaking, Gamut Gallery, as well as several others. Below is a snapshot of some of the weekend’s highlights.   Pattern Recognition Friday, July 8th […]

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In Hotels, Art Makes A Difference

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Art makes a difference. Have you ever walked into a hotel room, looked around only to see bare walls, or worse, thrift store paintings? The art hanging in the room makes a difference. It establishes a tone. It creates an atmosphere. It adds an organic element. To the art appreciator, the experience is conscious and […]

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Art Events: May 26-29, 2016

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  Following last week’s jam-packed weekend of art events, the arts scene in the Twin Cities is certainly calmer this week. However, from a bathroom-turned-gallery to rooftop mini golf, there are still plenty of great cultural events happening around town. Nationally, we’re looking to NYC (of course) for the opening of Jordan Kasey’s solo show […]

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Art-A-Whirl 2016: Recap

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Art-A-Whirl round #21 took place this past weekend, leaving the city of Minneapolis in an art coma. Tens of thousands of visitors poured into the Northeast Arts District, where over 500 artists exhibited their work at over 50 locations (did we mention it’s the largest event of its kind in the country?).  With more art to […]

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Artist of the Month: Mat Ollig

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Often composed of individual paintings pieced together to form a cohesive image, Mat Ollig’s work reflects upon fragmented memories and constructed  narratives. Ollig illustrates ideas and subjects understood by a communal consciousness, retelling the stories of previous generations. By depicting scenes and themes of history, adventure, and innovation, Ollig aims to propel the viewer towards […]

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Art-A-Whirl 2016: Preview

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With 2016 marking its 21st installment, Art-A-Whirl continues to be the headlining art event of Northeast Minneapolis. Organized and presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Art Association (NEMAA), Art-A-Whirl is an open studio tour throughout the Northeast Arts District that will host over 50,000 people throughout the 3-day event. As the largest open studio tour in […]