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Once Junk Mail Now Historical Rarity

September 8, 2011

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In dentistry or at work cleaning is always a good idea.  In 1997 the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago  was in the middle of an architectural renovation.  So, everything was being moved out.   A storage closet used for large framed artwork that was rarely ever used was among […]

UAArt: Born In Cold To Warm Through Arts

August 23, 2011

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Long Russian winters provoke all sorts of endeavors. Locals find their comfort in ice-cold vodka and old folk songs, chastushki. Members of the International Women’s Club (IWC) in Moscow found a solution using a slightly different combination and experimented with arts and diplomacy. The United Ambassadors of Art (UAArt) was created. UAArt brings together arts […]