Writer Alicia Eler spent some time getting to know collectors Curt and Jennifer Conklin, their 3-year-old daughter Claudi, and of course their expansive art collection. The young couple discussed who caught the art bug first, and what they’re most interested in collecting now. Click HERE to read the article on ChicagoGalleryNews.com.
Are some people biologically drawn to art? Having nurtured a collection since 1988, Dr. Daniel S. Berger thinks so. Writer Alicia Eler visited Dr. Berger’s home, and the two discussed how a collection’s theme takes shape, how art adds balance to a stressful life, and how this collector is inspired by the challenges many artists face. [...]
Writer Alicia Eler spent some time with Scott J. Hunter, and his dog Tyler, in Chicago’s South Loop to talk about how he gradually came to collect art, what it is about abstract art that intrigues him now, and his own “rule of three” when it comes to really wanting to acquire an artist’s work. [...]
If you’re ready to get over the old hat “death of the art critic” conversation and learn about how useful and—dare I say it?—fun social media can be, find your way to this Art Chicago panel. Follow tweets about the panel by searching for #artsocialmedia during the panel discussion. To add your own tweets, just [...]