Renzo Piano on the Art Part of the AI’s Modern Wing

Last Friday while out and about I listened to architect Renzo Piano’s interview on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio’s 8:48. I found the part of the interview where Piano talked about his personal relationship to art to be particularly memorable. When architecture...

Standard Operating Procedure Documentary

Errol Morris the director of “Thin Blue Line” and “Fog of War” new film about the Abu Ghraib photos asks: Is it possible for a photograph to change the world? Photographs taken by soldiers in Abu Ghraib prison changed the war in Iraq and...
BAS Giveaway: Arcade of Cruelty

BAS Giveaway: Arcade of Cruelty

Up for grabs this week is a copy of Joseph Larkin’s “Arcade of Cruelty. You know the drill email me (megonli@badatsports.com) and lucky number 11 will get the book. via William Jones for Graphic Novel Reporter “Crass-for-the-sake-of-crass comics...
What We’re Doing This Weekend 5.14-5.17

What We’re Doing This Weekend 5.14-5.17

Thursday Albert Oehlen: A Vanguard With Decorum Opening! May 14 5-9pm May 14-June 27, 2009 Corbett vs Dempsey 1120 N. Ashland Chicago, IL 60622 “This show will unveil Oehlen’s stunning new series under the banner A Vanguard with Decorum. The exhibition...
Kara Walker speaks at University of Chicago Tonight

Kara Walker speaks at University of Chicago Tonight

As part of the University of Chicago’s Artspeaks program, Kara Walker will talk with associate professor of history Amy Dru Stanley. Click the link above for full details; tickets are $20 to general public, $5 to students with i.d. Wednesday, May 13, 2009 | 7:30...