Top 5 (7/31-8/2)

Top 5 (7/31-8/2)

Here’s my picks, yo. 1. Milwaukee Ave. Arts Fest. Just ‘cus there are a ton of things going on of this ‘Fest, there’s bound to be something good happening. My suggestion: hit The Whistler and see Plural’s installation. All along Milwaukee...

Mark Staff Brandl, TV Art Evangelist

Every once in awhile, it’s good to have one of those “Come to Jesus” moments where you ask yourself if the work you’re producing is really for you or for somebody else. Bad at Sports’ Zurich correspondent Mark Staff Brandl (who reports on...
Wednesday Clips 7/29/2009

Wednesday Clips 7/29/2009

Morning Glories ‘ain’t so f-cking Glorious when they’re crawling all over your backyard, swallowing everything else up in their huge pink maws. Part of this afternoon’s checklist of things to do involves going into my backyard and peeling those...

Tuesday’s Video Pick

Last night I was looking at work by contemporary Icelandic artists when I discovered the work of Egill Sæbjörnsson. This video, Ping Pong Dance (2006), borders on being annoying while still holding onto that stoner “whoa” factor. “An installation...