Brian Ulrich: Ghosts of Shopping Past
by Brian Fichtner
In a timely if sobering reminder of the ever changing retail landscape around us, The Morning News recently posted "The Ghosts of Shopping Past," an online gallery of photographs by Chicago-based lensman Brian Ulrich, whose Copia project...
by Carol T Chung
Arakimentari. The subject is the reknowned (or reviled) japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki. He's considered to have changed the representation of female nudity in Japan. The film explores the artist behind the photos by documenting his work ethic...
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" House for Sale
by Bailee Wolfson
Tucked away in the woods of Chicago, this four-bed, four-bath is a modernist masterpiece, but might be more well-know for its starring role in the painfully infamous car scene of the feature film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Its reprise on the...
by CH Contributor
by Ariston Anderson After the recent publication of a few books focusing on graffiti in Asia, photographer Remo Camerota is bringing his two cents to the table with his new book "Graffiti Japan." For anyone that has visited Tokyo, it...
Japan's beautiful manhole covers get a book and iPad app
by Maggie York-Worth
"Drainspotting" puts Remo Camerota's popular blog of Japanese manholes into a square-shaped book of amazing construction and bizarre imagery. As the title suggests, Drainspotting requires an eye for the odd bursts of color along city streets...
City Guides Spotlight: Chicago
A dose of art, music, fresh cuisine and more in America's "Second City"
by CH Editors
Sponsored content: It's time to dismiss the "Second City" nomenclature, as Chicago takes the backseat to nobody. As a haven of early modern architecture in the US, with towering historic structures lining the Loop over looking the Chicago River...
The Contemporary Tea House
by Ami Kealoha
The tea house is one of Japanâ€™s most original and significant architectural formsâ€”a small, simple space for the tea ceremony that traditionally requires a hearth, straw-mat flooring and a low entrance. Modern...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Artists respond to Brexit, Prince's last guitar, iconic NYC buildings in desolate environments and more in this week's look at the web
by CH Editors
1. Artists and Designers React to Brexit With emotions running high across the Western world in reaction to the UK's decision to leave the EU, artists and designers have done what they do best: convey feelings through images. With responses ranging...
by Lost At E Minor
We love the photographic work of Chicago-based Daniel Everett. His work captures desolate environments but with a sense of hope and optimism. His work-in-progress series, "Departure," deals with the "dislocation and alienation of modern...
Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity
An exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography explores the sartorial movement that goes beyond self-expression
by CH Contributor
by Chérmelle D. Edwards For the past five years, Shantrelle P. Lewis has curated images created by contemporary photographers and filmmakers to document the articulation of the sartorial identity of the black male. This month—as a guest curator...
Photographer Filip Dujardin's solo exhibit blurs the line between architectural fact and fiction
by Graham Hiemstra
With his wonderfully imaginative architectural "photomontages," artist Filip Dujardin addresses questions of what might have been and what's still to come. Pulling solely from his extensive archive of his own photographs of buildings, urban spaces...
by Josh Rubin
Did you notice the fantastical treatment to the images in the new nopattern.com.