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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)

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


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


Univision interview featuring Sandra Antongiorgi & Sam Kirk  - "Despierta Con Zoe" with Zoe Torres