Kalup Linzy in 500 Words

This months edition of Artforum’s 500 words comes from performance artist Kalup Linzy. The write up is totally worth checking out. I just spent the past hour or so watching Linzy’s videos on Youtube, really entertaining. “I SHOT TWO MUSIC VIDEOS FOR...
Photographs taken by the blind

Photographs taken by the blind

The L.A. Times’ Christopher Knight reviews “Sight Unseen,” an exhibition of photographs taken by legally blind photographers which is currently on view at UCR/California Museum of Photography. An excerpt from Knight’s review: “For making...
Wednesday Clips 6/17/09

Wednesday Clips 6/17/09

Special Art PrOn Edition!! *Visitors to the Art Institute have a jaywalking problem (Chicago Tribune). *Getty Research Institute to close Bibliography on the History of Art (BHA, IBA) (via CAA news). *NEA Survey indicates arts audiences getting older, scarcer (er,...
Rant of the Week: Damien James at Newcity

Rant of the Week: Damien James at Newcity

Dear Art Thief. This is actually more of a stealth-rant, deploying reverse-psychology tactics and appeals to the culprit’s sense of fair play. Some creep stole an artwork by Chicago artist Damien James right off the walls of the Flatiron building, and...