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March 2, 1989
The School of Art Institute of Chicago announced the reopening of a controversial exhibit featuring an American flag lying on the floor, prompting angry veterans to file suit. The show was closed Monday after about 60 veterans gathered outside the school to protest the exhibit. In a statement, the school said only students, faculty and staff would be allowed to view the exhibit after the reopening today.
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March 2, 1989
The School of Art Institute of Chicago announced the reopening of a controversial exhibit featuring an American flag lying on the floor, prompting angry veterans to file suit. The show was closed Monday after about 60 veterans gathered outside the school to protest the exhibit. In a statement, the school said only students, faculty and staff would be allowed to view the exhibit after the reopening today.
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NEWS
January 8, 2004
Christopher Bratton, a former dean at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, has become the new president of the San Francisco Art Institute. * Actress Kate Hudson, 24, and her musician husband Chris Robinson, 37, are parents of a baby boy born Wednesday.
BUSINESS
June 25, 2006
Regarding "A Vending Machine Selling IPods?" June 14: At the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, we've offered vending machines for a little over three years now from which students may purchase blank media (tapes, disks, flash cards), batteries, headphones and office supplies. It allows students to acquire items without leaving the building, and during hours when other sources may be closed. At first, we made fun of my boss when he came up with the idea, but it has become quite popular, and even a landmark.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Miniature golf courses qualify as kitsch, certainly. Nostalgia, probably. But art? A squad of Chicago artists have designed a playable indoors course that replaces the usual picaresque windmills and fantasy castles with earthquakes, wrecked cars, black holes and nuclear destruction. The nearly life-size course--playable at $2 a round--is also an art exhibit titled "Par Excellence!" at a warehouse-sized gallery of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago through Aug. 20.
NEWS
April 27, 1996
Albert E. Lewin, 79, writer of books and scripts for stage, screen, television and radio. Lewin grew up in New York and Chicago and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Los Angeles Valley College.
NEWS
November 10, 2013 | By Carren Jao
Only about a year has passed since Ben Medansky started his own studio, but already his cheeky wabi sabi ceramics have landed on the shelves of stores in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York. “Ceramics is something you do every day,” said Medansky, whose pieces start at $50 and run upwards of $300. “Clay is so alive. It's like having a bunch of crying babies to take care of daily.” PHOTO GALLERY: Ben Medansky's ceramics Medansky has a wry style.
MAGAZINE
September 17, 1995
"The Voice of the Homeless": a public art project designed by BJ Krivanek. Consisting of two parts--"Orientation Rotunda," right, and the "Electronic Statement"--the piece was created for the new Union Rescue Mission in Downtown.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 1994 | JANE GALBRAITH
"Miracle on Michigan Avenue"? Well, the movie won't be titled that, but that's where the remake of "Miracle on 34th Street" is taking place--half a continent away from New York at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, of all places, sources said. And as if that weren't sacrilege enough, the Grinch also came early for John Hughes, whose Hughes Entertainment is producing the movie.
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