Thursday, July 30, 2009

Time Out Chicago Review

Image: Sebastiaan Bremer, Jump into the Fire, 2008.

Time Out Chicago
talks about F40's Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture exhibition. Read the review by Lauren Weinburg here.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Chicago Art Review

Chicago Art Review–a new art blog here in Chicago by Steve Kush Ruiz–writes up a very nice review of the Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture exhition at Hyde Park Art Center. Read it here.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture opens at Hyde Park

Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture
is now on exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center. The show had a great opening–it was packed and several of the artists were able to attend. Here's some pictures from Sunday and a review of the show in Newcity. The exhibition runs through September 20.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Printers' Ball 2009

Join F40 at the Fifth Annual Printers’ Ball on Friday, July 31st:

Ludington Building
1104 South Wabash Avenue
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Admission to the Printers’ Ball is free and open to all ages.

Founded by Poetry magazine with other independent Chicago literary organizations, the Printers’ Ball is an annual celebration of print culture, featuring thousands of magazines, books, and broadsides available free of charge; live readings and music; letterpress, offset, and paper-making demonstrations; and much more. This year’s Printers’ Ball is co-produced with Columbia College Chicago and the Center for Book & Paper Arts, and is set to take place in the landmark Ludington Building, former home to the American Book Company. Select events during the Printers’ Ball are being recorded for Chicago Public Radio’s Chicago Amplified.

More than 1,500 people annually attend what has become one of the largest celebrations of print culture in the country. This year, for the first time ever, the Printers’ Ball features publishers outside of Chicago, showcasing more than 200 local, national, and international literary organizations and the various ways they bring print to life.

For more information visit the website!