Making Worlds Visible

Making Worlds Visible

Guest Post by Lise McKean Nilima Sheikh Each Night Put Kashmir in Your Dreams Art Institute of Chicago (Modern Wing, Galleries 182-184) Until May 18, 2014 In Nilima Sheikh’s exhibition, Each Night Put Kashmir in Your Dreams, 10 scroll paintings hang throughout...
Grey Grounds: Gaylen Gerber at the 2014 Whitney Biennial

Grey Grounds: Gaylen Gerber at the 2014 Whitney Biennial

By Kevin Blake  Most visitors ride the oversized elevator up to the fourth floor and work their way down at The Whitney Museum of American Art. Most people prefer this method of viewing because most people, including myself, are too lazy to climb the stairs. Descent...
Skin and Bones:  Taxidermy as Fine Art

Skin and Bones: Taxidermy as Fine Art

This past weekend was the opening reception for the third biennial taxidermy exhibition at La Luz De Jesus in Los Angeles.  The exhibition included works from Jessica Joslin, Simone Smith, Divya Anantharaman, Emily Binard, Sarina Brewer, Kristin Bunyard, Kevin Clarke,...
Geoffrey Harrison and the art of pathology

Geoffrey Harrison and the art of pathology

Not many contemporary artists concern themselves too much with anatomy these days. It makes painter Geoffrey Harrison an exception to the rule. The Londoner is so familiar with the workings of the body and proximity of death, that he could teach shark pickler Damien...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/2-5/4)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/2-5/4)

1. I want something more than my husband and my house at Chicago Artists Coalition Work by Oli Rodriguez and Jovencio de la Paz. Chicago Artists Coalition is located at 217 N. Carpenter St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm. 2. SCAPE at The Franklin Organized by Sabina Ott with...
Under a tree and in a veranda with Aandrea Stang

Under a tree and in a veranda with Aandrea Stang

Guest post by Jacob Wick. I met Aandrea Stang in her office, which sits waist-level with passing-by students on their way to the dormitory across the way, twice. The second time, I brought her a raspberry glaze cronut from the donut place near my house, which, like...