Top V (11/10-11/16)

Each week we highlight 5 events in our city to present as our Top V. posted at Bad at Sports. We look forward to the work of sifting through events and statements and arguing the merits of many amazing programs that our community has to offer every week. As fun as the...
SOFA 2016 Recap

SOFA 2016 Recap

SOFA aka Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design turned 23 this year. But that’s not all that Chicago celebrated on SOFA’s opening day. During the pre-opening media viewing, Navy Pier’s Festival Hall buzzed with electricians installing lights atop beeping...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (11/3-11/9)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (11/3-11/9)

Every thought in our head is just like every other thought in someone else’s, fleeting and imagined. We can and will be incomplete together, through the reproducible action of sharing the stories of ourselves with one another. Flowing streams of narrative, of...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (10/27-11/2)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (10/27-11/2)

1. She Made for Her November 1, 2016, 5 PM Work by: Anna Tsouhlarakis Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society: 5701 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637   2. 40 Years – Part 2: Gender. Race. Identity October 28, 2016, 5-7:30PM Work by: Vito Acconci, Derrick...
Bumping Into Sculpture at EXPO Chicago

Bumping Into Sculpture at EXPO Chicago

Guest post by Brent Fogt   Barnett Newman famously observed that “Sculpture is what you bump into when you back up to see a painting,” poking fun at sculpture’s secondary status in the eyes of many art lovers. Though painting was definitely king at this year’s...