UIUC’s I Space Gallery To Close.

It’s been a possibility for awhile now, but nonetheless I was surprised and saddened to learn that I Space Gallery will officially close its doors on December 31st. Last ditch efforts at fundraising, which once looked quite hopeful, ultimately could not overcome...

“Lucía, Luis and the Wolf”

Check out these enthralling, atmospheric, super-sinister art videos that were part of an installation at Galeria Animal, Santiago, Chile by the artists Niles Atallah, Cristobal Leon & Joaquin Cociña. Those chilling whispered voiceovers are probably going to give...

Tuesday’s Video Pick | 10.27.09

On this week’s pick we bring you a clip from the 1930’s film ‘Le Sang d’un Poete’ or ‘The Blood of the Poet’ by Jean Cocteau. via netcomuk: “Technically, The Blood of a Poet reflects Cocteau’s trials and errors as...
The Yes Men in Chicago

The Yes Men in Chicago

GUEST POST BY DAMIEN JAMES The Yes Men, hoaxsters who have elevated civil disobedience to an art form by taking on the biggest, most socially irresponsible corporations and the government that allows those corporations to screw the people, will be making appearances...

Nancy Spero and Political Nostalgia

Writing in Artworld Salon, Catherine Spaeth reflects on political nostalgia and Nancy Spero’s legacy: “Nancy Spero’s death the Sunday before last invites reflection upon what it means for an artist to be politically engaged at this time. Today the...
Public Art in Los Angeles Gets Crapped On, Too

Public Art in Los Angeles Gets Crapped On, Too

You know, after giving it some serious thought, I think I’m coming to the surprising conclusion that newspaper articles about public art and the public’s reaction to it are my new favorite genre of art news. There’s just so much to chuckle over. Last...