Posts in Art

Art Enhances Spaces: The Latest Real Estate Design Trends

April 13th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

These days, eye-catching art pieces in the foyers and lobbies of new condos have become ubiquitous. Learn more about this real estate design trend.

9 Chicago Artists You Need To Follow on Instagram

April 12th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

For those of us who curate, Instagram is a lot of fun. We recently took a deep dive to cull some of our favorite Chicago-based artists with a solid presence on Instagram, and who are dedicated to their craft. Illustrators, tattooers, designers, and more.

How I Became an Art Collector

April 9th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Growing up, most of us participate in some type of art, whether visual art, theatre, or dance. Despite not being an art-school kid, I became an art collector with the help of music.

Interview: Everywhere Man Ethan D’Ercole Talks Xerox Art, Screen Prints, and Live Music

March 30th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured, Interviews No Comment yet

Ethan D’Ercole has circled the creative wagons, conjured art in various mediums, and toured the country playing in bands like Watchers, Mannequin Men, and Bedfellows. He’s one of these people that can’t help themselves when it comes to making new things, and the Chicago art scene is better for it.

Boost Corporate Image With Art

March 19th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

A recent trend in the corporate world sees large organizations curating art in their lobbies, hallways, and conference rooms and workspaces. Corporate art has come to serve a similar purpose as personal art, namely to focus, to soothe, and to evoke the emotions and thoughts of a calm and inspired mind.

How Retail Spaces Are Using Art to Make An Impression

March 12th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

That’s what a number of ambitious in-store designers around the world are betting on. Stores are increasingly borrowing curation techniques from gallery spaces, using art in retail build-outs, and displaying products in innovative ways.

The Systematic Defunding of Arts Education Programs In Chicago Public Schools

March 5th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

The story of arts education in Chicago is a fascinating example of a school system is trying to rescue and revive its arts curriculum from decades of budget cuts, sequestration, and layoffs. IPMM is proud to play our part in that revival.

5 actions artists can take to gain traction

5 Actions Artists Can Take To Gain Traction

February 22nd, 2018 Posted by Art, Tips for Artists No Comment yet

The more traction that you have as an artist, the bigger fan base you can build. See our top 5 tips for how to gain more traction in our latest post!

More Than A Keg In The Kitchen: A 7 Step Guide On Building Great Company Culture

February 19th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

Popular strategies to creating company culture include providing workers with game rooms, free massages, and limitless vacation days. Perks rarely work. A great culture rather requires a shared vision, values, and behaviors.

8 Chicago Neighborhood Murals You Must Go See

January 29th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured, Street Art No Comment yet

Splayed on Chicago’s bridges, in its stairwells, and dancing across brick walls underneath its freeways are painted murals that tell the story of the city itself.