TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/19-1/25)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/19-1/25)

“A distinctive feature of the exhibition is the artist’s transposition of two-tone color palettes, often used in the interiors of institutional spaces, onto the gallery walls. Social hygiene movements and hospital reforms at the turn of the 20th century inform...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/12- 1/19)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/12- 1/19)

1. A Hole in My Bucket January 14, 2017, 7-10PM Work by: Cameron Harvey (Curated by Jordan Martins) Elastic Arts: 3429 W Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 For her show at Elastic, Harvey distributes her work across not only the white gallery walls, but also in more...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/5-1/11)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/5-1/11)

To quote a footnote regarding photography, language, ambiguity, and a smile. 25. Abe, The Box Man: A Novel (New York, NY: Vintage, 1999) 81; Hako otoko akz 24:44. In the Japanese original, “one grins” is “hito wa ha o muku,” which literally...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/22-1/4)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/22-1/4)

“Merdre!” In December 1896 the world was gifted with the premiere of Ubu Roi, an absurdist burlesque and a deep parody of Macbeth wherein an ambitious and cowardly man rises to power and then subsequently fails. It’s filled to bursting with...