REVIEW: “Chthonic Void” Christine Tarkowski

REVIEW: “Chthonic Void” Christine Tarkowski

  Guest post by Brent Fogt. Glass geodesic domes play a leading role in Christine Tarkowski’s “Chthonic Void” at Devening Projects. The domes symbolize utopian ideals and their failure to take root. The exhibition, by contrast, is an unqualified success. The main...
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I <3 POETRY

Right now, poetry is everywhere in the art world. Its resonates locally in murmurs and shouts, ranging from Diana Fridd’s whispered eulogies –for which she mines obituaries for nuggets such as “We Have No Words For This In English”—to Cheryl Pope’s hollering “Just...
Deborah Boardman in Memoriam

Deborah Boardman in Memoriam

by Jessica Cochran In her recent memoir poet laureate Elizabeth Alexander wrote of her deceased husband, “he left us with his eyes on the world.” He was a painter. Deborah Boardman (1958 – 2015), who once described herself as a “painter and…” worked in Chicago for...