A Taste of Chicago’s Renaissance: Noname at Metro Chicago

A Taste of Chicago’s Renaissance: Noname at Metro Chicago

Post contributed by Sabrina Greig.  Thursday, Feb 9th’s line-up at the Metro Chicago demonstrated the vibrancy of the Black millennial talent blossoming in Chicago’s artistic Renaissance. The main headliner of the soulful R&B concert featured breakout artist...
Edra Soto & Danny Giles at Sector 2337

Edra Soto & Danny Giles at Sector 2337

The two current shows at Sector 2337; Graft by Edra Soto, curated by Albert Stabler and Remembrancer by Danny Giles are at once at odds but ultimately rely on viewer participation in two very different ways. Soto’s installation, employing her now signature use of...
Bumping Into Sculpture at EXPO Chicago

Bumping Into Sculpture at EXPO Chicago

Guest post by Brent Fogt   Barnett Newman famously observed that “Sculpture is what you bump into when you back up to see a painting,” poking fun at sculpture’s secondary status in the eyes of many art lovers. Though painting was definitely king at this year’s...