Top 4 Weekend Picks! (2/28-3/2)

Top 4 Weekend Picks! (2/28-3/2)

1. Bare Bones at The Franklin Work by Chris Bradley, Sarah & Joseph Belknap, Max Henry Boudman, Veronica Bruce, Holly Cahill, C. C. Ann Chen, Laura Davis, Jovencio de la Paz, Alexandria Eregbu, Karolina Gnatowski, Jacob C. Hammes, Michelle Ann Harris, Cameron...
Spectral Explorations

Spectral Explorations

Guest Post by Lise McKean The six works in White Light by Fatima Haider and Nazafarin Lofti at Andrew Rafacz in Chicago’s West Loop embody an elegant sufficiency of form and resonate across time and space. From Lotfi’s digital photographs to Haider’s found...
NY City. Consider yourself on notice.

NY City. Consider yourself on notice.

Contact: Amanda Browder: NY Bureau Chief at Bad at Sports amandabrowder@gmail.com, badatsports.com voltashow.com   Bad at Sports at VOLTA NY 82 Mercer Street, NYC March 6-9, 2014   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (February 17, 2014) – Bad at Sports Art...
take it or leave it, chump

take it or leave it, chump

A current exhibition at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, is a deft rebuttal of Institutional Critique that mashes a variety of well-known works by well-known IC artists together in a confused jumble of brands intelligible only if viewed in the same spirit as one views a shoe rack at a department store. The message, delivered through the cunning mess organized by curators Anne Ellegood, senior curator at the Hammer Museum, and Johanna Burton, Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement at the New Museum, seems to be: Institutional Critique, and by extension most current critical art, is irrelevant. Take it or leave it. I am tempted to agree.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/21-2/23)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/21-2/23)

1. The Call Is Coming From Inside the House at Roots & Culture Work by Elizabeth Allen-Cannon, Rachel Mesplay Helm, Matt Roche, Pat Egger, and Danni Parelman. Roots & Culture is located at 1034 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Friday from 6-9pm. 2. Coriolis Effect...