Monthly Archives: April 2014

glowing trees

Could Glowing Trees Really Be in Our Future?

What do you get when you cross a jellyfish with an oak tree? No, it is not some sort of children’s riddle.  This was a real question posed by Dutch designer/artist/architect Daan Roosegaarde.  He wondered at how jellyfish and fireflies got their glow, how he could harness it, and how he could use it to […]

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Rauschenberg Foundation: Changing the World Through Art

When you think of an artist leaving a legacy, you may think of the artwork he or she created through the years.  But some artists are leaving behind more than just canvases and sculptures.  Their legacies are foundations that were created to promote art or better the world in general.  One such artist was Robert […]

pablo picasso

6 Facts About Picasso You Probably Didn’t Know

Pablo Picasso is known worldwide for his intriguing paintings..  Here are 10 fun facts about Picasso that you probably didn’t know: 1. Pablo Picasso wasn’t his real name.  Well, not his entire name, at least.  His whole name, all 23 words of it, is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios […]

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Chicago Blackhawk Bobby Hull Statue Still Stands Tall

When art and sports meet in Cicero, the community gets inspired. In 2011, Cicero, with the help of Wirtz Beverage Illinois, opened the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink.  Hosting up to 800 skaters on any given winter Friday or Saturday, the ice rink is a way for the community to encourage kids to stay fit […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany Announces Unveiling of Statue for Four Winds Field at Stanley Coveleski Stadium

Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany is proud to announce the unveiling of a life-size, 6-foot bronze statue honoring Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, Stanley Coveleski. The unveiling will take place at 5:00 pm on opening day, Tuesday, April 8th inside the center field gate at the stadium formerly known as “Stanley […]

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Leave the Art Work to the Bees

Canadian artist, Aganetha Dyck, freely admits that she doesn’t do most of the work to create the art that carries her name.  And yet, her exhibitions have been shown all over the world without a complaint from the real creators.  In fact, they are happily buzzing about her work that is currently on display at […]