Remembering the Dead

Remembering the Dead

Guest Post by Jessica Cochran This year’s Whitney Biennial curators Michelle Grabner, Anthony Elms and Stuart Comer cast the net so far beyond Chelsea that New York Magazine’s Jerry Saltz lamented “curators are so determined to stay pure, to avoid acknowledging the...
How We Work: An Interview with Kate Ruggeri

How We Work: An Interview with Kate Ruggeri

Guest post by A.Martinez Kate Ruggeri is a Chicago-based artist, DJ, and curator who has shown at Roots & Culture (Chicago), Green Gallery East (Milwaukee), Western Exhibitions (Chicago), and Important Projects (Oakland). She is one of those people who exudes a...
Keith Mayerson talks with Erin Leland

Keith Mayerson talks with Erin Leland

Keith Mayerson is a painter, born in 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stuart Comer curated Keith into the 2014 Whitney Biennial, where we stood in his third floor hanging of My American Dream for this interview on May 4th. The night before our interview, I dreamt of musical...
Making Worlds Visible

Making Worlds Visible

Guest Post by Lise McKean Nilima Sheikh Each Night Put Kashmir in Your Dreams Art Institute of Chicago (Modern Wing, Galleries 182-184) Until May 18, 2014 In Nilima Sheikh’s exhibition, Each Night Put Kashmir in Your Dreams, 10 scroll paintings hang throughout...
Under a tree and in a veranda with Aandrea Stang

Under a tree and in a veranda with Aandrea Stang

Guest post by Jacob Wick. I met Aandrea Stang in her office, which sits waist-level with passing-by students on their way to the dormitory across the way, twice. The second time, I brought her a raspberry glaze cronut from the donut place near my house, which, like...