Head into Hebru Brantley’s latest exhibition and you might find yourself full of a childlike glee. The images and sculptures are cartoon-like with bright colors, figures flying through the air and paintings of young wide-eyed kids clutching Kermit the Frog dolls.
The case of Michael Allison may have slipped past your radar. Allison lives in Bridgeport, Ill., in the southeastern part of the state. His alleged violations of an “eyesore” ordinance led to frequent interactions with the local police.