Sub-rural #5 Jean-Jacques Lebel Book Review

Sub-rural #5 Jean-Jacques Lebel Book Review

  By Paul Krainak Laurel Jean Fredrickson’s biographical narrative and analysis of artist/writer/provocateur Jean-Jacques Lebel leaves few stones unturned in an account of the surprisingly underrecognized, yet pivotal, French artist from the 1960s. Lebel was a...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/29-8/4)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/29-8/4)

1. Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral July 30, 4-9PM Roots & Culture: 1034 N Milwaukee Ave     2. Kathleen Gallo: Brushes With Death: Examining the Human Condition August 1, 5:30-9:30PM International Museum of Surgical Science: 1524 N Lake Shore...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/22-7/28)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/22-7/28)

1. Andrea Coleman and Warith Taha: A Composition of Memory July 24, 4-7PM FLXST Contemporary: 2251 S Michigan Ave 2. Erwin Overes & Lisa Stefaniak: Curtain Call July 24, 1-4PM Gallery Studio Oh!: 4839 N Damen Ave   3. Lorraine Peltz: Summer Bounce July 23,...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/15-7/21)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/15-7/21)

1. Whitfield Lovell: The Spell Suite July 17-September 25, 2021 South Side Community Art Center: 3831 S Michigan Ave 2. Kara Walker: Presenting Negro Scenes Drawn Upon My Passage through the South and Reconfigured for the Benefit of Enlightened Audiences Wherever Such...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/8-7/14)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/8-7/14)

1. Frankie Toan: In The Weeds July 9, 6-9PM Drama Club: 2439 S Oakley Ave   2. Victoria Martinez: Next Chapter July 10, 12-4PM Tiger Strikes Asteroid: 2233 S Throop St   3. Betsy Ming-Lai Lam: Reflexivity July 9, 7-9PM The Martin: 2500 W Chicago Ave 4. Some...
Sub-rural #4, Frances Whitehead Interview

Sub-rural #4, Frances Whitehead Interview

By Paul Krainak Frances Whitehead is a longtime Chicago-based civic-practice artist, working internationally in her hybrid capacity as “embedded artist,” with technologists, designers, city planners, and citizen scientists to sort out pressing cultural, environmental,...