Miles Franklin

CONTRIBUTIONS

PHX Gallery, Where Exception Becomes Convention

PHX Gallery, one of Chicago’s best kept secrets, houses an eclectic mix of post-modernist furniture, objets d’art, and vintage Comme des Garçons fashion.

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April 8, 2020

The Bauhaus Movement’s Complicated Chicago Story

The Art Institute’s centenary exhibit on the Bauhaus provides a refreshingly critical retrospective on the movement’s complicated relationship with Chicago.

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February 24, 2020

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Flexible Interlocking Structures, Dori (Hahn) Altschuler

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Feb. 25, 2020

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Petal Occasional Table by Richard Shultz for Knoll Associates

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Feb. 25, 2020

Bringing Mexican Mid-century Modernism to the Fore

The Art Institute of Chicago looks at the story of Mexican modernism through the works of six artists in art, design, and craft.

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November 18, 2019

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Clara Porset's Butaque chair, on display at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Nov. 19, 2019

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Colorful and asymmetrical motifs on Cynthia Sargent's rugs, on display at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Nov. 19, 2019

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Ruth Asawa's famous looped-wire sculptures, currently on display at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Nov. 19, 2019

Drink to Health

I was rather surprised to find that people actually cared about juice, so I jumped from Instagram story reviews to The Maroon.

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October 21, 2019