Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was
A moving peformance
CHAMPAIGN — In September 1945, a month after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Shozo Sato and his father visited the city to look for relatives.
They found none.
"That was a horrible sight to see. I can still see the human shadows on the ground," Sato said last week.
Parkland gallery hosting photographic works
A solo exhibition of photographic works by Chicago-based artist Christopher Schneberger will open at Parkland College's Giertz Gallery on Monday.
Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, artist Mary Torri chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.
When did you move to Urbana?
Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come:
The Indi Go Artist Co-op presents the second annual CUDO Pro Show.
The opening reception runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Indi Go Gallery, 9 E. University Ave., C.
CHAMPAIGN — Harry Breen, a University of Illinois emeritus professor of art, will show new paintings in oil on linen and wood starting Saturday at the Green Street Studio, 307 S. Locust St., C.
Breen, who lives in Champaign, moved here in 1957 after studying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and teaching public school in Gary, Ind.
Art Fair of the Craft League of C-U
The 32nd annual Art Fair of the Craft League of Champaign-Urbana will take place Saturday and next Sunday at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St.
Mimi, do you know of a contemplative art-related thing I can do on Veterans Day on Tuesday?
Yes, go to Krannert Art Museum to see "Goya's War: Los Desastres de la Guerra," "La Grande Guerre: French Posters and Photographs from World War I" and "After the Front Line: Artists Who Served in the World Wars."