Rockin' Lobster Bash 2016 Recap by Taylor Wade

This year marked the sixth annual Rockin’ Lobster Bash, hosted by XWRT and Supreme Lobster Co. and fueled by Chicago’s most talented leaders in culinary and visual arts. Fifteen-hundred attendees gathered under one roof inside the Revel Fulton Market to devour lobster, sip cocktails, and visually experience pop art at it’s finest. Chicago pop art icon, Peter Mars, was invited to curate the sold-out event. 

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Behind The Artist Of Chicago's Rockin' Lobster Bash 2016: Peter Mars by Taylor Wade

Peter Mars will be featured on August 31st at the Chicago Rockin’ Lobster Bash hosted by Supreme Lobster Co. and WXRT. Peter is the exclusive artist of the event, alongside 30 Award Winning Chefs and Mixologists plus a circus side show of aerialists and fire dancers.

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Batman VS Superman: Dawn Of Justice – Superheroes on Canvas by Taylor Wade

On March 24th, New York City’s Taglialatella Gallery will open it’s doors to host a pre-premier party for Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. The show will feature artwork by Peter Mars, Andy Warhol, Banksy, and Mr. Brainwash displaying their paintings inspired by DC and Marvel Comics icons. Ardent followers of pop art and America’s most trusted superheroes won’t want to miss this event.

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CELEBRATE ON MIAMI BEACH WITH THE MARS STUDIO TEAM! by Taylor Wade

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN PETER MARS AND HIS STUDIO TEAM ON THE SANDS OF MIAMI BEACH DURING ART BASEL. PETER'S ARTWORK WILL BE SHOWN AT THE SCOPE ART SHOW, WHICH TAKES PLACE DIRECTLY ON MIAMI BEACH. IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND ART BASEL AND/OR SCOPE, PLEASE RSVP SO WE CAN SEND YOU INFORMATION ON WHERE WE WILL BE, WHICH OPENINGS WE ARE GOING TO, AND WHERE WE CAN MEET UP. SEE YOU THERE!

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PHYLLIS BRAMSON: "LOVE AND AFFECTION IN A HOSTILE WORLD" by Taylor Wade

Phyllis Bramson is an American painter whose artwork has been exhibited internationally, including In a Pictorial Framework at the New Museum in 1979, Phyllis Bramson, 1973–1986 at the Renaissance Society in Chicago and Gallerie Farideh Cadot in Paris. Bramson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1993. She currently teaches drawing and painting to MFA students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Arica Hilton: Paintings Of Earth & Its Universal Counterparts by Taylor Wade

With more than 25 years experience representing an international array of artists, Hilton | Asmus Contemporary is the partnership between veteran gallerist, artist and poet, Arica Hilton and German-born Sven Asmus. Located in Chicago's River North Art District, the gallery specializes in modern and contemporary paintings, works on paper, fiber art, glass, sculpture and photography featuring Chicago-based emerging and established artists, as well as internationally known artists from Northern Europe and the Mediterranean Region such as Turkey, Greece, Italy, and the Middle East.  

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Ann Nathan, Beloved River North Art Dealer by Taylor Wade

When you walk into Ann Nathan’s gallery you feel like you’re floating. The gallery sits about a half story above street level, and when you stand at one of the enormous picture windows looking out at those passing by, you are in another world. I imagine that is just as Nathan intended it. For more than 30 years in Chicago, Ann Nathan has run a gallery. She began in 1980 in a 200-square foot space she rented from the ceramicist Ruth Duckworth. “The space was tiny. We showed jewelry and ceramics, and we used every inch of space. The pedestals opened up and doubled as storage space,” Nathan recalls.

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