Chicagoscapes, Larry Kanfer

Chicagoscapes
Larry Kanfer’s new book “Chicagoscapes” will be the feature of a show at his gallery starting next week.

Larry Kanfer is one of Champaign Urbana’s great artists.  He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1979 and promptly opened his gallery which for many years was in Round Barn Center. The Larry Kanfer Gallery is now at  2503 S. Neil St.  in Champaign.

Larry’s photography comes from around the world, but in his six books, there are many that were shot in the Champaign Urbana area.

Now Kanfer has a new book, “Chicagoscapes” and it is the feature of an upcoming show at his gallery. According to 40 North, this new collection of photos carries the grit, sophistication, and friendliness of the Windy City.

The show runs September 17-27 with a launch and book signing at 5p on the 18th.

Boneyard Arts Festival Opens Today

Boneyard Arts Fextival 2014

It all gets rolling at a host of area venues (over 100 of them)–even in the small towns around CU.  Some of the venues are even empty buildings that get fitted out with art for the public to enjoy.

Best way to get connected to the show is on the 40 North site. This is their show and their info is the most complete.

Boneyard’s Best

Melissa Merli put together her list of some hightlights in her News Gazette article. They include:

  • The empty building sites like Kirby Tires, Central Illinois offices, and the Lincoln Building Artists Studios
  • Nina Paley’s quilt displays at Amara Yoga and Art in Lincoln Square
  • The ou and about venue at the Fisher Community Center–yes Fisher!
The Boneyard Arts Festival opens today all over Champaign Urbana brought to us by 40 North.
The Boneyard Arts Festival opens today all over Champaign Urbana brought to us by 40 North.