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Gallery Fri May 30 2008

Mary Bell Closes, Becomes Gallery KH

khgallery.jpgGalleries come and go, but few have the staying power of Mary Bell Galleries. Founded 32 years ago by its namesake, the gallery was one of the pioneers of the River North arts district. Bell first opened her gallery in 1979 on Hubbard Street before moving it to 740 N. Franklin.

However, time has caught up with Mary Bell, and she recently made the decision to sell the gallery to Lissa Kivisto and Kristen Hagan, who have moved it to a new space and transformed it into Gallery KH with the help of Mary Bell veteran Shannon Rather. The new gallery makes its debut next Friday, June 6, from 5pm to 8pm with a reception for the show "Tribute," which is, yes, a tribute to the history of the its predecessor, featuring the latest work by 27 of the gallery's core contemporary artists. More information on Gallery KH's website.

 
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Architecture Tue Nov 03 2015

Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

By Nancy Bishop

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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Steve at the Movies Fri Jan 01 2016

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