Out of the Mouths of Artists: Nicole Mauser

Out of the Mouths of Artists: Nicole Mauser

“Out of the Mouths of Artists” is a new bi-monthly series on the Bad at Sports blog. The series presents a space for guest artist bloggers– of varying career statuses– to write, to reflect, to pontificate on their current situations, failures...
Chair Pose

Chair Pose

Guess post by Lise Haller Baggeson Ross At the mini mall where I buy my art supplies, next to Starbucks and Whole Foods, there are two design furniture stores to supply the well to do urban area where we live. In the window display at Design Within Reach is a Fritz...
Everything simple is false

Everything simple is false

Guest post by Teresa Albor Jeremy Deller said last month that art is useless.  He said this in front of an audience of artists and no one batted an eyelash, no one objected, no one was offended.  The event was an all day/all night performance piece, involving dozens...
Flashes in the Dark

Flashes in the Dark

Guest post by Lise McKean The Lightning Testimonies, Amar Kanwar (2007) Art Institute of Chicago (Modern Wing, Gallery 291) Extended until April 20, 2014       All photographs courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago Lucky for us in Chicago that Amar Kanwar is no...