Deborah Boardman in Memoriam

Deborah Boardman in Memoriam

by Jessica Cochran In her recent memoir poet laureate Elizabeth Alexander wrote of her deceased husband, “he left us with his eyes on the world.” He was a painter. Deborah Boardman (1958 – 2015), who once described herself as a “painter and…” worked in Chicago for...

Propeller Fund Announces 2015 Awardees

Bad at Sports would like to congratulate the 2015 Propellor Fund Grant Recipients!  Propeller Fund proudly announces the fifteen grant recipients for 2015. Selected from a pool of over one-hundred candidates, these small, self-organized, and radical projects are vital...
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...