Verge Art Fair to Launch in Miami, Dec. 3-6

Verge Art Fair to Launch in Miami, Dec. 3-6

Michael Workman is retooling the Bridge Art Fair into the leaner, meaner Verge, which (like Bridge) will focus exclusively on emerging art. (Verge, you may recall, was also the name given to a section of artist-run spaces housed within Bridge). Verge will launch this...
iPhone App Review: Artnear

iPhone App Review: Artnear

Last week Edward Winkleman linked to a couple of art-related iPhone apps, and one in particular caught my eye because it sounded like exactly the sort of thing I need to make my gallery-going life in Chicago easier. It’s called Artnear, and, with some beefing up...
A Brief History of Bad at Sports on Art Talk Chicago

A Brief History of Bad at Sports on Art Talk Chicago

Not to beat it over your head but we turned four this week (cheer). To celebrate, Kathryn Born has posted a behind the scenes history of the BAS organization. In the post she demystifies how the show gets out every week, introduces you to some not so public members,...

How much are the Cannes Gold Lions worth?

The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, not to be confused with the Cannes International Film Festival, recently awarded Belgian agency Boondoggle with 5 awards this year. After winning such a prestigious award you would think they would be worth...