Posts tagged "SOFA"

The Business of Beauty

    By Stephanie Burke and Jeriah Hildwine This year’s iteration of SOFA, Chicago’s fair of Sculptural Objects and Functional Art, ran from November 4th through 7th.  SOFA’s mission is “bridging the worlds of design, decorative and fine arts, showcasing the rich visual heritage of the decorative arts alongside new, innovative expressions. The works presented... Read more »

SOFA Chicago: 11/4/2011 to 11/6/2011

This weekend is SOFA, the Sculptural Objects and Functional Art fair at Navy Pier.  It serves as a counterpoint to Art Chicago, like the Summer and Winter Solstices of Chicago’s art world.  While Art Chicago includes Next (dedicated to emerging artists) and the Antiques Fair (self-explanitory) as well as the more blue chip Art Chicago... Read more »

Chicago Gallery Snack Report: Friday, February 5th, 2010

by Jeriah Hildwine This Friday we checked out photography at Stephen Daiter, glass at Ken Saunders, and then headed over to First Fridays at the MCA for the opening of Aspen Mays’ UBS 12×12.  Check out the snack report slideshow for Jeriah’s thoughts on absinthe, snacks, and the yuppie meat market. Jeriah is an artist,... Read more »

SOFA 2009 Preview

Text by Jeriah HildwinePhotos by Stephanie Burke The sixteenth annual Sculpture Objects and Functional Art Fair is now underway at Chicago’s Navy Pier, and my wife Stephanie Burke and I were invited to preview the show.  The show was still being installed when we visited, but most of the work was up, and what we... Read more »