A short note on Elizabeth Smith’s MCA departure

A short note on Elizabeth Smith’s MCA departure

Last week the Chicago MCA’s Elizabeth Smith announced she would resign her post as chief curator at the end of the month, explaining that ten years in the position was long enough and it was time to move on. Fair enough. Curators are increasingly expected to be...

Tuesday’s Video Pick

Plastic Bouquets-Man on the Moon from Richard Metzger on Vimeo. Today on Boing Boing Xeni Jardin posted long lost footage of the Andy Warhol produced musical Plastic Bouquets- Man on the Moon. “The play was conceived by John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas...
Going Apesh*t with Alison Ruttan

Going Apesh*t with Alison Ruttan

I should say chimpsh*t, technically. We all know better than to mix our monkeys, chimps and bonobos, right? Artist Alison Ruttan has a longstanding interest in primate social interactions, and in her work she has often looked at chimp and bonobo behavior alongside...