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Showing posts from July, 2011

Absolutely My Last Retrospective

Something I thought you folks might be interested in. May 13, 2011 to August 7, 2011, Tales (not truths) by The Mechanic & The Handyman, Jno Cook and Gordon Ligocki, Valparaiso University, Brauer Museum of Art. Curated by the wonderful and insiteful, Linda Dorman and Tom Torluemke. For those not in the know, Jno Cook is an unparalleled artist with a sardonic streak a mile wide. He is a maker, a tinkerer, and thinker of sentences that almost always involve punctuation. Mr Cook has aggressively investigated aesthetic with camera's, computers, soldering irons, and screwdrivers. He has displayed his works with such great spaces as NAME, Randolph Street, Artemesia, and Tough. Jno maintained representation with one of the final Uncomfortable Spaces, Beret International Gallery through (2000) and then with Uncle Freddy's Gallery, in Indiana through (2009). Prior to Facebook Jno developed the go-to spot for indy programs happening in and around Chicago, the site also f…