Urban Spectacles of Wood

Scott Urban is a sculptor and designer of custom wood eyewear frames. Working with each customer, he designs a unique frame suited to their needs and desires. Customers choose from exotic woods sustainably grown and harvested in Brazil, including Coco Bola, Bloodwood, Padauk, Goncalo Alves, Snakewood and Purpleheart. In addition to their eco chic credibility, wood frames offer antibacterial, form fitting and natural weather resistant …

Wonder Twin Powers, Activate!

Wonder Twins‘ call to action, “Wonder Twin Powers, Activate” is a group show opening tomorrow, 14 July 2006, at Chicago’s Gescheidle gallery. Featuring works that are “aesthetically charged, and reference symmetry and metamorphosis,” images range from Erik A. Lang‘s classically-composed homoerotic photographs to Colleen Asper’s neo-icon paintings to the collaged psychedelia of Rob Yamabushi (pictured). Wonder Twin Powers, Activate! Opening 14 July 2006, 6-9pm Through …

Versionfest

Chicago's 4th annual Versionfest is 18 days of experimental art, guerrilla graphics, indie music, political activism, and technology, opening today, 20 April 2006, and running through 7 May 2006. For the Urban Gardening and Exterior Decorating Show, artists painted and appropriated neglected spaces around the city into "charged public spaces." Opening night features a ‘kunsthalle’ and on Thursday 27 April, 2006, the festival hosts an …