TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/1-12/7)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/1-12/7)

Absence and refusal, small culture as loud culture…   1. Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art December 1, 2016, 10AM-6PM Work by: Jean Carlomusto, Alexandra Juhasz, and Hugh Ryan, James Wentzy, Nelson Sullivan, Ray Navarro, Carol Leigh aka Scarlot Harlot, Juanita...
Top 5 Weekend Picks!

Top 5 Weekend Picks!

1. when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail at The Chicago Cultural Center Work by Alison Ruttan. The Chicago Cultural Center is located at 78 E. Washington St. Reception Friday, 5:30-7:30pm. 2. Untitled (Just Kidding) at The Logan Center for the...
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...
Alison Ruttan’s “Four Year War”

Alison Ruttan’s “Four Year War”

Alison Ruttan has posted images on her website from her new “Four Year War” series, part of her ongoing Primates project. (I was able to observe one of the shoots for this project last summer, which I blogged about here). She’s now edited the...
Going Apesh*t with Alison Ruttan

Going Apesh*t with Alison Ruttan

I should say chimpsh*t, technically. We all know better than to mix our monkeys, chimps and bonobos, right? Artist Alison Ruttan has a longstanding interest in primate social interactions, and in her work she has often looked at chimp and bonobo behavior alongside...