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Gallery Show

15 August

Bob MarleyI am an intern at Aaron Galleries in Glenview, IL. I attend The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and there was some excitement for me recently. Last Sunday, Aaron Galleries hosted my first gallery show opening reception! I displayed my black musician portrait series and a ceramic sculpture series. There was a great turn out and my work has been displayed in the gallery throughout this week. One thing that I have learned during my art education so far is that it is difficult to articulate my art.…

Beauford Delaney (1901-1979)

05 August

Beauford-Delaney
Not many artists can make an abstract as beautifully and expressively as Beauford Delaney does. We have a few of his pieces in our gallery right now, and they really light up the room. Delaney was an African American painter and print maker who was a friend of Georgia O’Keefe, James Baldwin and Henry Miller. Most of his large abstract oil paintings have yellow as the dominant color; Delaney had a spiritual connection with the color yellow. He struggled with the stereotype of being a “Negro Artist” from the art critics of his time, but has established himself as one of the major American artists of the 20th century.…

Bob Stanley (1932-1997)

01 August

Bob-Stanley
Interning at Aaron Galleries this summer has been more than an amazing experience. I am a student at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and am starting my sophomore year this fall. We are exposed to many artists at school, but one that I’ve fallen in love with while at Aaron Galleries is Bob Stanley.

One day when I was locating a painting in the back storage space, a large two-toned painting, purple and turquoise, caught my eye.…

New Website

21 December

Welcome to our new website. We hope you enjoy our new website and find it easier to use.You can search for artwork using our search feature or browse by artist, medium, style or color.  If you have questions, please call us or email us and we will be happy to help you.…