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UPDATE - Saatchi Art's The Other Art Fair Chicago Announces Its Spring 2019 Artist Lineup and Programming

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saatchi Art's The Other Art Fair ("The Fair"), a leading international fair championing independent emerging artists, announces its features and programming for its second edition in Chicago. The Other Art Fair will run from May 16-19, 2019 at Mana Contemporary showcasing over 120 emerging international and local artists.

Chicago artist creates 'America La Hermosa' for protest doc | Reel Chicago - Midwest film, audio, production, TV, and advertising

"It really kind of makes sense about where we are today ... we are a nation of immigrants ... we need to be the standard bearers of fairness" Sandra Antongiorgi Sandra Antongiorgi's new single, America La Hermosa, will play when the credits roll at the end of , One City Films' 2018 documentary about Chicago-based microbrewery 5 Rabbit Cervecería.

How City Hall bureaucracy is, yes, protecting Chicago's street artists

City officials launched a public mural registry that allows street artists to register their masterpieces with an online database. Streets and Sanitation crews can check the registry to make sure they're not about to sand-blast a work of art into oblivion.

Chicago muralist speaks about her artwork across the city

Sandra Antongiorgi talks about her artwork that is diplayed throughout Chicago.

Be a Boriqua for a Day at the One-Night ¡Puerto Rico Presente! Festival

Yes, Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, and nope, you don't need a passport to go there. Those are answers to some of the reoccurring questions Jessica Gonzalez, of the nonprofit organizations Movimiento Borikua, and Arriba PR, gets asked on the regular.

After Mistaking Murals for Graffiti, City Considers Public Art Registry

After the erroneous removal of two neighborhood murals, City Council is considering a proposal to protect and formally register Chicago's public art.

Provocative Turning a Blind Eye Exhibit Now at the Center - Vanguard Blog

Chicago-based artist Sandra Antongiorgi has filled the walls of the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Advocate & Gochis Galleries with powerful pieces that delve into internal struggles. Her thought-provoking exhibit, Turning a Blind Eye, looks at such issues as childhood trauma, the systematic margi...

After city accidentally whitewashes landmark mural, artists and activists demand change

Chicago loves the murals of Sandra Antongiorgi and Marcus Akinlana. In 2017 Antongiorgi's Weaving Cultures, a collaboration with Sam Kirk, was chosen by Reader readers as the best in the city, while Akinlana's The Great Migration (painted in 1995) was prominently featured in the city's Year of Public Art program.

City Accidentally Destroys Beloved Mural That Celebrated Puerto Rican Culture

Neighbors are furious after "Es Tiempo de Recordar," which was painted 26 years ago by a trio of prominent artists, was whitewashed. HERMOSA - Neighbors are outraged after the city destroyed a large mural celebrating Puerto Rican culture at Pulaski Road and Bloomingdale Avenue with no input from the artists or local officials.

Crews Removing Graffiti Accidentally Erase Historic Mural

Crews called to remove graffiti that damaged an historic mural in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood accidentally erased 200 feet of public art, leaving residents and the artist outraged.

Mural Highlights Acclaimed Artist Keith Haring's Effect On Aspiring Artists

A 500-foot mural graffiti artist Keith Haring made in 1989 with hundreds of Chicago-area students is now on display at the Chicago Cultural Center. The mural was created after the late Haring told Chicago high school teacher Irving Zucker he wanted to work with young people.

"Warrior Rising" solo exhibition by Puerto Rican artist Sandra Antongiorgi at Humboldt Park Boathouse Gallery, Chicago

Exhibition view Photo courtesy of Humboldt Park Boathouse Gallery Chicago - A solo exhibition by Puerto Rican artist Sandra Antongiorgi will be on view at Humboldt Park Boathouse Gallery, located at 1301 N Humboldt BLVD,Chicago. The exhibit will run through March 31,2018.

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City-funded Logan Square mural a response to gentrification, alderman says

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa isn't always the most popular alderman among his go-along-to-get-along colleagues on a City Council that often acts as a rubber stamp for Mayor Rahm Emanuel . Last month, an exasperated Ald. Carrie Austin, 34th, poked fun at his perceived leftier-than-thou politics by calling on aldermen - except Ramirez-Rosa - to support a measure.

The Ponderers on Lumpen Radio - Sandra Antongiorgi Live Interview

Radio One Chicago - Sandra Antongiorgi Live Interview

Sandra Antongiorgi at Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA), San Jose (feature showcases all art in Bay Area)

Best mural

Sam Kirk and Sandra Antongiorgi's "Weaving Cultures" Runner-Up JC Rivera's Bear Champ...

Univision interview featuring Sandra Antongiorgi - "Vida Mujer" with Zoe Torres