On Lascaux

On Lascaux

This piece was originally submitted to Chicago Artist Writers: Guest post by Daniel Baird In the recent Field Museum exhibition ‘Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux,’ perfect replicas of a 20,000 year old archaeological site in the...
I AM MYSELF A CITIZEN OF NO MEAN CITY VOL. 4

I AM MYSELF A CITIZEN OF NO MEAN CITY VOL. 4

Hello friends, It has been a pleasure to be able to share my love for all things art in Indianapolis with you over the summer! This will be the final installment of my series. For this post I’d like to focus on looking forward at what Indianapolis has in store...
The Greatest Op-Ed of All: The Dobrzynski-Durston Proposal

The Greatest Op-Ed of All: The Dobrzynski-Durston Proposal

Guest Post by James Pepper Kelly Imagine that a writer named Judith H. Dobrzynski boards a plane. She’s ambivalent about her recent op-ed for the New York Times, “High Culture Goes Hands-On,” in which she mourned the loss of a classic, passive museum experience....
Unique, But Familiar: the Personal Island of Proteus

Unique, But Familiar: the Personal Island of Proteus

Guest Post by Paul King The sole page of Proteus’ help screen begins “Move with WASD. Look around with the mouse.” No other controls exist, besides the space bar. Instead of offering a traditional jump, it commands the player’s avatar to sit, peacefully, for...
Dominic from Luton goes to Reykjavik

Dominic from Luton goes to Reykjavik

Guest post by Mark Sheerin It is more than 1,000 miles from Luton, England, to Reykjavik, Iceland. But Dominic from the UK town appears to love a good caper. Why else would he put together a group show on very little money in one of the most far flung and expensive...