Seaside postcards: Spencer Tunick in Folkestone

Seaside postcards: Spencer Tunick in Folkestone

Museums at Night appears yet to reach the US, but if any cultural impresarios are reading, this concept is ripe for import. In the UK it’s an annual extravaganza which sees nearly 500 museums throwing open their doors after hours. It generates crowds, good will and...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (6/6-6/8)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (6/6-6/8)

1. Pictures for an Exhibition at The Arts Club Chicago Work by Simon Starling. The Arts Club Chicago is located at 201 E. Ontario St. Open house Saturday from 11am-5pm. 2. BAUDY at ADDS DONNA Work by Claire Arctander, Jeremy Biles, Ben Fain, Yasi Ghanbari, Kelly...
The Beast: An Interview with John Preus

The Beast: An Interview with John Preus

By Kevin Blake Terms do not define the Beast, though many may be ascribed to it, and none would be inherently right or wrong in an attempt to describe what it is and how it operates. The Beast tends to defy what is known about the discursive arena(s) in which it will...
Walking to Mordor

Walking to Mordor

My wife and sometime collaborator Stephanie Burke and I recently completed a 140-mile walk as a perforance piece called “Walking to Mordor.”  The walk was based on an Easter egg introduced in Google Maps three years ago:  if you asked it for walking directions from...
What You Should Have Noticed in May

What You Should Have Noticed in May

Welcome to another monthly installment of What You Should Have Noticed, where I try my best to wrap up this month’s top highlights, salient discussions, and general news of note. This is, of course, no replacement for diligent blog-reading, but I know how busy you are...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/30-6/1)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/30-6/1)

1. I haven’t come yet at Winkelman-Milling Projects Work by Autumn Elizabeth Clark. Winkelman-Milling Projects is located at 960 W. Cullerton St. Reception Friday, 7-10pm. 2. GAZE at Azimuth Projects Curated by Franck Mercurio, with work by Rob Bondgren and Ivan...