Friday’s Twitter Roundup 9.4.09

Friday’s Twitter Roundup 9.4.09

In this week’s roundup Jerry Saltz threw down with Glenn Beck, Ikea changed their font, and a show flake out from Kara Walker turns into a (revenge) piece. Have a good weekend. Jerry Saltz challenges Glenn Beck to a curatorial challenge. Ikea switching over to...

U900 | Adorable Japanese Ukulele Band

I must admit that I have not been a very big fan of the viral ukulele videos that have been going around but these two videos from Japan’s U900 have captured my attention for the past hour. Other than the bunny’s resemblance to black face the animation...
Wednesday Clips 9/2/2009

Wednesday Clips 9/2/2009

Personally, I find the news that Disney bought Marvel to be somewhat ironic, given that right now in our own home the Disney Princess and the Superhero are battling it out for my child’s very soul. I’m sad to report that so far, at least, Disney’s...
Will I Space Close from Lack of Funds?

Will I Space Close from Lack of Funds?

Not if gallery director Mary Antonakos and her staff and crew of volunteers can help it. But there’s no question that I Space–the gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)– is facing an...

Tuesday’s Video Pick | Kara Walker

In this week’s pick we check out Kara Walker discussing her piece Fibbergibbet and Mumbo Jumbo: Kara E. Walker in Two Acts created at Fabric Workshop in 2004. The installation consists of one of Walker’s first videos. In this video she discusses the move...
Granta Magazine | Chicago Issue

Granta Magazine | Chicago Issue

British publication Granta will be featuring the city of Chicago for its upcoming issue. Chicago based Chris Ware designed the very sweet cover. It sounds like a good issue to pick up if you are interested in what’s going on in Chicago. ” In this video,...