Doug Ischar’s Marginal Waters @ GOLDEN

Doug Ischar’s Marginal Waters @ GOLDEN

Marginal Waters at GOLDEN in Chicago exhibits 13 of the works in the series by Doug Ischar. The backdrop of Chicago’s own Belmont Rocks, since destroyed, sets the stage for the documentation of gay men in the 1980s. The first room in the impeccable space...

Stone Summer Theory Institute Starts This Sunday

Calling all theory-heads: the Stone Summer Theory Institute launches its 2009 week-long school in contemporary art theory this Sunday with a lecture this Sunday afternoon by James Elkins on this year’s topic, What Do Artists Know? A rundown on the coming...
Top 5 for 9/18-9/20

Top 5 for 9/18-9/20

Hey there ya’ll. After reviewing the (surprising number of) openings this weekend, here’s what I’d make sure to go to: 1. Trail at Altgeld Sawyer Corner Farm I don’t know if this is going to be any good or not, but it looks weird enough to...

A Touchless Rube Goldberg Performance Art Piece

Some people know a Rube Goldberg by the game Mousetrap but the idea is how can you take a simple action like turning on a lamp or closing a door and make it the most complicated elaborate and complex action posible where you still only do one human action and momentum...