Great galleries come in all sizes, but most of their greatness often resides in a state of constant flux, otherwise known as perception. Many perceive the best art to be held in cities like L.A., New York or Berlin. Chicago has some scratching their heads with the cancellation of Art Chicago, but just north of downtown, ZIA|Gallery of Winnetka, Illinois, forges ahead with thought and conversation provoking exhibitions in photography, painting and mixed media artworks.
This is a weird and kind of unnerving video for Illinois-based psychedelic black metal band Nachmystium’s track Every Last Drop off their most recent album, Addicts: Black Meddle, Part II.
His name echoes those of colonels and soldiers who fought in the American civil war. But far from that, William Fitzsimmons is actually an obscure songwriter from Jackson, Illinois.