Object Revelations: One View of Twin Cities

Object Revelations: One View of Twin Cities

Winter is not yet over, but I have already felt the urge to start spring cleaning. I want to air out the bedroom and beat the rugs, to scrub the floors and clear the clutter hidden behind the heaviest winter clothes in the back of the closet and the last summery jars...
By Invitation: notes on midwestern conceptualism

By Invitation: notes on midwestern conceptualism

Photograph of the artists who participated in the January Show Photograph by Seth Siegelaub, 1969. Taken from Moma.org From left: Robert Barry, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, and Lawrence Weiner. “In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect...
It’s an Oklahoma Day, Part 2: Tulsa

It’s an Oklahoma Day, Part 2: Tulsa

Over the coming months, the Bad at Sports blog is featuring quick glimpses of the art world as it exists in smaller cities across the country and around the world. Each glimpse is byway of some of the said city’s local characters, which include but are not limited...
It’s an Oklahoma Day, Part 1: Oklahoma City

It’s an Oklahoma Day, Part 1: Oklahoma City

Over the coming months, the Bad at Sports blog is featuring quick glimpses of the art world as it exists in smaller cities across the country and around the world. Each glimpse is byway of some of the said city’s local characters, which include but are not limited...
Burak Arikan: the monotony of your next vacation

Burak Arikan: the monotony of your next vacation

A biennale in a holiday destination can seem like icing on the cake, but a work at the 5th Biennale in Marrakech explores the baking recipe itself. Burak Arikan is a Turkish artist whose home country, like Morocco, numbers its visitors in the tens of millions. One...
New York’s A Snoozefest…

New York’s A Snoozefest…

But we ain’t napping! Instead, we’re working our smooth moves to get NYC into bed with us. Founding members Amanda Browder, Richard Holland and Duncan MacKenzie are leading by example as they keep the bed warm at the Volta NY fair, where they’re...