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...

Why Older Artists Are Ahead at the Auction Houses

An upward trend (age-wise) at the auction houses is underway; this week’s New York magazine has an article by Alexandra Peers arguing that it’s not necessarily about age vs. youth, but due instead to past over-productivity on the part of many younger...

Quimby the Mouse by Chris Ware

Quimby the Mouse, by Chris Ware. Music by Andrew Bird. Animation by John Kuramoto. A video made by Ware for “This American Life–Live!”, in which an episode of the radio show was performed live onstage by Ira Glass and many of the show’s regular...