Top 5 Weekend Picks! (7/25-7/27)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (7/25-7/27)

1. Addendum at Chicago Artists Coalition Curated by John Marks and David Petersen, with work by Luke Aleckson, Allen Brewer, Casey Deming, Kristina Estell, Katelyn Farstad, Isa Gagarin, Peter Happel Christian, Jess Hirsch, Jonathan Kaiser, Tynan Kerr, Andie Mazorol,...
Matthew Girson: Seeing Slowly in Dark Light

Matthew Girson: Seeing Slowly in Dark Light

The Painter’s Other Library, oil on Alupanel, 36 panels, each 16 x 32”, 2014 Guest Post by Anne Harris Matthew Girson is out of step. In our era of split-second digital dissemination, he paints meticulously crafted still lifes that are impossible to reproduce....
EDITION #34 – Notes from Camp (ACRE Residency)

EDITION #34 – Notes from Camp (ACRE Residency)

Vinarsky custom Print Shack sign. Screen Printing Studio Dubbed “Print Shack” Baby, that’s where it’s at As any ACRE alumni knows, the screen printing studio is one of the most utilized facilities at the residency. It takes a printing and...
Feeling great with Lane Relyea

Feeling great with Lane Relyea

I met Lane Relyea, chair of the Department of Art Theory & Practice at Northwestern University and author of the recent book Your Everyday Art World, at the Edgewater Lounge on the north side of Chicago. While we talked, Brazil lost to the Netherlands 0-3, an...
Top 4 Weekend Picks! (7/18-7/20)

Top 4 Weekend Picks! (7/18-7/20)

1. Fluorescenceing at Andrew Rafacz Gallery Work by Jeremy Bolen. Andrew Rafacz Gallery is located at 835 W. Washington Ave. Reception Saturday, 4-7pm. 2. New Works at ACRE Projects Work by Ashley Morgan and Joseph Morris. ACRE Projects is located at 1913 W. 17th St....
Time Keeps On: One View of Twin Cities

Time Keeps On: One View of Twin Cities

Christian Marclay’s The Clock debuted in London nearly four years ago. I voraciously read about the monumental work at the time, marveling at the dedication needed to edit together the thousands of clips of clocks and watches, and I longed to see it for its...