On the Street: Garry Winogrand

On the Street: Garry Winogrand

The Garry Winogrand retrospective had been full of images chosen and printed in Winogrand’s lifetime, as well as chosen and printed posthumously without Winogrand’s permission; he, who can only be assumed to have been a city person, had the reputation of...
Merit Badge: Walter Hamady at Corbett vs. Dempsey

Merit Badge: Walter Hamady at Corbett vs. Dempsey

By Kevin Blake It doesn’t feel right to report on this exhibition in a digital format–a piece of writing that will likely never be tangible evidence of its existence. The only proper way to engage with this work seems to be on a typewriter, with words scratched out...
HELL YES, WE’RE TAILGATING THE WALKER!

HELL YES, WE’RE TAILGATING THE WALKER!

Fans of culture and brats, this THURSDAY (5-8pm) we come into our own, and we tailgate in appreciation of art. Bring your foam fingers, tailgating supplies, beverages and a radio. We will be micro broadcasting with  David Rathman, Brian Frink, and Amy Toscani....

One Year Away From Chicago

It has been one year since I left Chicago for Flagstaff, Arizona, after accepting a position as a full-time lecturer of foundations at Northern Arizona University. Many other Chicago-based artists and educators, some with roots and connections to Chicago’s art...
The Museum of Non Participation

The Museum of Non Participation

On their entrance exam, would-be students to Eton College are presented with a fictional scenario and asked, in the face of civil unrest, what they would do, as UK Prime Minister. Under normal circumstances you might dismiss this as a bit of pedagogical fun. But facts...
News from the Clark: Time to Be

News from the Clark: Time to Be

Guest post by Jackie Terrassa Three more weeks at the Clark Institute of Art in Williamstown. Since 2010, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation has funded an annual museum education summer fellowship at the Clark. Five other scholars in art history—all curators or...