Expo Chicago 2017: Beyond the Numbers

Expo Chicago 2017: Beyond the Numbers

The PR for Expo Chicago 2017 gives a lineup of numbers: this 6th edition “presents artwork from 135 leading galleries, representing 25 countries and 58 cities from around the world.” As expected with a commercial art fair, galleries rely on their...
Thinks: Mistaken Identity

Thinks: Mistaken Identity

Sedentary Fragmentation at Heaven Gallery in Chicago, through August 25 Conversation between Hadi Fallahpisheh and George Olken  On the occasion of Heaven Gallery’s current exhibition Sedentary Fragmentation, featuring work by nine Iranian graduates of the...
Thinks: Mel Potter on EthnoFeminist Art

Thinks: Mel Potter on EthnoFeminist Art

Interview and visual essay by Lise McKean Melissa Hilliard Potter is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, writer, and co-founder of the Papermaker’s Garden at Columbia College in Chicago, where she is an associate professor of Art and Art History. We began our...
Thinks: Nazafarin Lotfi Ventures beyond the Horizon

Thinks: Nazafarin Lotfi Ventures beyond the Horizon

Interview and visual essay Lise: You have exhibited quite a lot around Chicago over the past year.  Your work was in group shows at Regards and Goldfinch galleries. It also was in the Resonant Objects shows at the Arts Incubator and Logan Center Gallery at the...