Francis Alÿs Artist Lecture at The Renaissance Society

Francis Alÿs Artist Lecture at The Renaissance Society

Francis Alÿs has a show opening this Sunday, Sep 28, 2008 at 4:00 pm at The Renaissance Society. He will be giving an artist talk from 5-6pm in University of Chicago’s Cobb Hall. Cobb Hall is located directly below the Ren in room 307. I saw Alÿs’ show,...
Farnsworth House Flooded

Farnsworth House Flooded

This is old news but still worth posting. Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House was flooded earlier this month due to heavy rains. If you are interested in donating to help with preservation check out the Farnsworth House website. Via the Farnswoth House website:...
Black Romantic

Black Romantic

Art21’s blog has posted an interview with former BAS guest Kerry James Marshall. They sat down with Marshall while he was installing his show “Black Romantic” at Jack Shainman Gallery. The video on their website is worth checking out. Below is an...
Guggenheim Names New Director

Guggenheim Names New Director

via the New York Times: After a seven-month search, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation on Tuesday named Richard Armstrong of the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh as its next director. Mr. Armstrong, 59, who has been director of the Carnegie for 12 years,...
Grudge Match From Way Back

Grudge Match From Way Back

If you ever wondered when Bad at Sports really started it was not in 2005. In reality it was in 1896 Richard’s GG Grandfather Josiah Holland and Duncan’s GG Grandfather Cyrus MacKenzie meet at a bar in St. Louis, MO both having tried to get the postal...