Keith Mayerson talks with Erin Leland

Keith Mayerson talks with Erin Leland

Keith Mayerson is a painter, born in 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stuart Comer curated Keith into the 2014 Whitney Biennial, where we stood in his third floor hanging of My American Dream for this interview on May 4th. The night before our interview, I dreamt of musical...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/9-5/11)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/9-5/11)

1. Unhomely at Roman Susan Work by Polly Yates. Roman Susan is located at 1224 W. Loyola Ave. Reception Saturday, 5-8pm. 2. There is a Screen at LVL3 Work by Daniel Baird and Ryan Lauderdale. LVL3 is located at 1542 N. Mikwaukee Ave. Reception Saturday, 6-10pm. 3....
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...