Friday Clips 4/17/09

Am I alone in thinking that whole Susan Boyle thing was a setup? Everyone’s “surprise faces” looked sort of fake to me. ANYWAY, here’s an otherwise Boyle-free, purely subjective round-up of art-world events, news stories, blog links and other...
What We’re Doing This Weekend 4.17-4.19

What We’re Doing This Weekend 4.17-4.19

Friday Luke Dowd: Happy Happy Sad Sad Opening! April 17 – May 30, 2009 Tony Wight Gallery 119 North Peoria Street, #2C Chicago, IL 60607 Tuesday – Saturday, 11 – 5 pm from the press release: “London-based artist Luke Dowd’s patterned...
That’s It, I’m out of here

That’s It, I’m out of here

Bad at Sports has realized that society is doomed and is now accepting applications for it’s Ayn Randian compound in the mountains where we will build a new society cleansed of the truly icky. This week, the Art-School Grad Student who’s sleeping around:...
BAS Giveaway: The Wizard’s Hat

BAS Giveaway: The Wizard’s Hat

The kind folks across the pond at The Wizard’s Hat sent me two copies of Issue 03 (The Magic Number) of their illustration zine to give away. “The Wizard’s Hat is an illustration house & zine created by Jeffrey Bowman and Andy.J Miller as the...
Seth Price at Light Industry

Seth Price at Light Industry

Something tells me that when Jerry Saltz said, “It’s a cool school, admired by jargon-wielding academics who write barely readable rhetoric explaining why looking at next to nothing is good for you.” He meant something like this: From the Press...
Generation OMG!

Generation OMG!

Is it sacrilegious to open a show titled “Younger Then Jesus” the week of Easter?  Presumably that was the provocation, along with the very idea of a generational show for artists under 33 at the New Museum.  After seeing the show, I can’t say...