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We might be bad at sports, but we’re good at supports! Today we bring you two noble causes from the artists and organizations that keep Chicago’s Art heart beating: In order to keep Pro-Choice alive in Illinois, Weinberg/Newton Gallery is raising money through a...
Interview with Michael Kaufmann: The Museum of Psychphonics

Interview with Michael Kaufmann: The Museum of Psychphonics

Guest post by Michael Milano. Located inside the Joyful Noise Record Store in Indianapolis, The Museum of Psychphonics is billed as “the spiritual sibling of the 24-Hour Church of Elvis, the Museum of Jurassic Technology, Marvin Johnson’s Gourd Museum, House on the...
Review: “Mastry” Kerry James Marshall

Review: “Mastry” Kerry James Marshall

Guest post by Noah Hanna Kerry James Marshall: Mastry; the first major museum retrospective of the artist’s work opened on  April 23rd at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Organized collaboratively between the MCA, The Met, and LAMOCA, the exhibition gathered national...
REVIEW: “Chthonic Void” Christine Tarkowski

REVIEW: “Chthonic Void” Christine Tarkowski

  Guest post by Brent Fogt. Glass geodesic domes play a leading role in Christine Tarkowski’s “Chthonic Void” at Devening Projects. The domes symbolize utopian ideals and their failure to take root. The exhibition, by contrast, is an unqualified success. The main...
The Realism of Our Time

The Realism of Our Time

I recently visited the Adolph Gottlieb show at the Hunter Museum of American Art, A Painter’s Hand: The Works of Adolph Gottlieb. The show is composed largely of monotypes created in the last year of Gottlieb’s life. The monotypes are spare, and the entire show...