Suburban Milwaukee Saturday Night Fever

Suburban Milwaukee Saturday Night Fever

Guest post by Lise Haller Baggesen On Saturday September 19th –while Chicago was hustling and bustling with all things EXPO—the Suburban opened the doors to its new Milwaukee location. Housed in a former Laundromat, which had suffered a total burnout leaving only the...
A World of Pain

A World of Pain

Guest post by Lise Haller Baggesen. The Doris Salcedo show, recently on view at the MCA, was a hard one to watch. Not because it was a bad show; numerous reviews pointed out it is an extremely well curated, beautifully executed, and timely show of the monumental...
Orchard/Dirge, Observations on Fraser Taylor’s Null Space

Orchard/Dirge, Observations on Fraser Taylor’s Null Space

Guest post by Vanessa Gravenor   Fraser Taylor’s show Orchard/Dirge, on view at Threewalls gallery in Chicago, combines sculptures that suggest states of kinesthesis with drawings and paintings blackened to abject states. When entering the main room, one sees a...
Sweeter than Sweden

Sweeter than Sweden

    Guest post by Lise Haller Baggesen.  Viking lore has it that during the times of Erik Ejegod, the streets of Denmark were paved with gold. Ejegod was the successor to the notorious Oluf Hunger and well loved by his people for bringing an end to his...