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oh my, BIGFOOT!

BIGFOOT the truck
Bob Chandler, YOU BIG MAN YOU!

A former construction worker from the St. Louis, Missouri, Bob Chandler began building the first Bigfoot in 1975. We’re not talking about some mytholgical beast with fur, this ‘Bigfoot’ is THE orignal monster truck.

It’s so good!

IT makes the family smile (wife & kidz)bigfoot1

IT keeps a MAN working bigfoot2

and IT WILL RUN OVER ANYTHING YOU WANT!bigfoot3

GIVE me more!

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nueva austria: work from vienna

Last night I attended the opening of “Nueva Austria: Work From Vienna” at the Plaines Project. Curated by Alexander Ferrando and Armin Lorenz Gerold the show includes work by Anna Barfuss, Verena Dengler, Armin Lorenz Gerold, Manfred Hubmann, and Georg Petermichl, all artists from Vienna. As the press release states “The artists comprising ‘Nueva Austria’ are being shown together on the basis of the proximity of thier social position in Austria to that of the Plaines Project’s proprietors here in Chicago. As young, newly emergent artists their work is defined more by impressions, inverstigation and interpretation than by statement and purpose,”

Overall, the show was exciting with works covering a variety of media, form, and sources. I had a great time, as is the usual outcome at any opening at the Plaines Project. Following the opening we enjoyed bratwurst’s from Maxwell Street Market just down the street from the exhibition space.

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The pow wow taking place in the rear of the house once the opening was coming to a close. In the foreground Matt Brennan is seen chuckling away, while Ben and Armin converse in the background.

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An image taken outside the gallery space.

For more info about the show feel free to visit their website at http://www.myspace.com/plaineprojects