11 Artists To Know in 2022: IPMM’s Curated List Link

11 Artists To Know in 2022: IPMM’s Curated List

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As curators of our own apartments and Instagram feeds, we’re always looking for new artists to follow and appreciate! Whether it’s a simple social media follow, watching an interview, visiting an exhibition, or even buying a new print to hang in your living room, it’s thrilling to discover a...

Jan 10, 2022
Art Is the Best Economic Stimulus Plan Ever Link

Art Is the Best Economic Stimulus Plan Ever

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As we come out of the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re left with a broken and quickly changing economy. It’s fair to say that a few things are clear. First, what we’ve been doing is not working. Second, the people are ready for a change. Millennials are approaching...

Nov 29, 2021
Herb & Dorothy: The Art World Is For Everyone Link

Herb & Dorothy: The Art World Is For Everyone

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If you had never heard of Herb and Dorothy Vogel, you could be forgiven for assuming that these were characters pulled from a movie script: a postman and librarian whose one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn surreptitiously housed one of the most celebrated art collections on earth sounds like something Charlie...

Nov 22, 2021
15 NYC Artists Offering Prints Under $200 Link

15 NYC Artists Offering Prints Under $200

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Over the last year, many of us have transitioned to remote work, developed housebound hobbies, and generally developed a new, more intimate relationship with the spaces that we call home. If you’re like me, that meant learning to make sauerkraut and accruing an unreasonable amount of house plants, but...

Nov 03, 2021
Not (Just) Dead White Guys: A One-of-a-Kind Coloring Book and Learning Guide For All Ages! Link

Not (Just) Dead White Guys: A One-of-a-Kind Coloring Book and Learning Guide For All Ages!

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If you go by the art curricula at most elementary and high schools, you could be forgiven for thinking all artists lived before 1850! In fact, it wouldn’t be crazy to assume that artists are mainly painters–and largely paint horses, biblical allegories, and flowers at that!  It’s the sad...

Oct 20, 2021
8 Pieces of Art That Literally Changed The World (To Share With Your Students) Link

8 Pieces of Art That Literally Changed The World (To Share With Your Students)

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All works of art create change and push already existing ideas in new directions and into new dimensions. However, there’s some art works that burst into existence at just the right moment, fueled by a changing world, a visionary mind, or a powerful new collective movement. These pieces of...

Oct 18, 2021
Salvador Dalí Assures Us That There Are No Limits Link

Salvador Dalí Assures Us That There Are No Limits

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In Salvador Dalí’s most famous painting, the iconic The Persistence of Memory, the eye bounces from one disturbingly amorphous figure to another. On the horizon line, a clock oozes over a decaying olive tree; below it, a disembodied face is draped over a rock in the coastal landscape of...

Sep 27, 2021
Afrofuturism: A Beginner’s Guide Link

Afrofuturism: A Beginner’s Guide

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Whether or not you have heard the term Afrofuturism before, you have almost definitely encountered the work of Afrofuturists, whether it was Parliament Funkadelic and their giant flying saucer, the kingdom of Wakanda, or the brash, expressive paintings of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Chicago itself has been home to some of...

Sep 20, 2021
11 Mexican Artists Working in Chicago To Support This Mexican Independence Day Link

11 Mexican Artists Working in Chicago To Support This Mexican Independence Day

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This Thursday is Mexican Independence Day, and we wanted to celebrate by pointing you towards 11 amazing Mexican artists working in Chicago today to learn about, support, and even purchase some new prints from!  Chicago has a long and rich history of Mexican art, and we’re lucky to have...

Sep 13, 2021
Unpacking One Of The Lesson Plans From The IPMM Arts Education Curriculum Link

Unpacking One Of The Lesson Plans From The IPMM Arts Education Curriculum

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The 2021/22 IPMM Arts Education Curriculum is live and available for purchase right now! We’re so excited to put this labor of love out into the world, to share with our community of teachers and educators. This comprehensive curriculum is 80+ pages long and includes 16 remixable and reusable...

Sep 06, 2021

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