Murakami Steals Awesome Graffiti

Murakami Steals Awesome Graffiti

For two days in December, Los Angeles residents were blessed with some of the best public art I’ve seen in quite a while. A billboard for Takahasi Murakami’s retrospective was bombed by legendary writers AUGER/REVOK. LA weekly is now reporting that the...
Chicago MCA Director Leaves

Chicago MCA Director Leaves

Robert Fitzpatrick, director and CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Art since 1998, has become international managing director of Haunch of Venison, a 6-year-old gallery for contemporary art with spaces in London, Zurich and Berlin. Mr. Fitzpatrick, 67, stated when he...
Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty May Be in Danger

Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty May Be in Danger

Robert Smithson’s widow Nancy Holt sent a letter out today to notify people that his masterwork Spiral Jetty is in jeopardy of being destroyed due to oil drilling. Here is Holt’s full letter and a way for people to voice their concerns. Yesterday I...
That Darn Melanie Schiff

That Darn Melanie Schiff

Melanie continues to be one of the freshest bright lights in Chicago Art community! Aside from teaching, making, and curating as any good young Chicago artist does, she is one of only two Chicago based artists (Jennifer Montgomery is the other) in the 2008 Whitney...
Art Fair Madness

Art Fair Madness

It has struck me as strange that while people continue to delight in talk of an art market crash, the number of Art Fairs just proliferates. It is a bit like watching the Cold War Arms race. Just keep building them till you bankrupt the smaller spaces and smaller...