TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (9/1-9/7)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (9/1-9/7)

1. Institutional Garbage September 1, 2016, 7-9PM Participating Artists Include: Alberto Aguilar, Brit Barton, Mara Baker, Kevin Blake, Zippora Elders, Rami George, David Hall, Josh Rios and Anthony Romero,  Michal Samana, Naqeeb Stevens, Tina Tahir, Anna Martine...
10 Shows to See Friday After EXPO

10 Shows to See Friday After EXPO

Sensors for the Unsound at Andrew Rafacz Gallery Work by Jeremy Bolen Andrew Rafacz Gallery is located at 835 W. Washington Blvd. Reception 6-9pm. Seduced and Abandoned at Boyfriends Work by Chanel Von Habsburg-Lothringen Boyfriends is lcoated at 3114 w. Carroll St....
TOP 5 LISTS for 2013

TOP 5 LISTS for 2013

Guest Post by Britton Bertran I didn’t get out to see a lot art in Chicago this year as I was too happily busy being a Dad to the best little boy in the world.  Nonetheless, here are some lists of what I did see, what I didn’t, some predictions and some things...
DON BAUM IT: Money And Relevance In Art In Chicago

DON BAUM IT: Money And Relevance In Art In Chicago

Guest Post by Britton Bertran The art economy in Chicago – specific to the visual art market – is busted.  It doesn’t work and hasn’t worked for a long time.  Yes, this a provincial observation as we are in a global society, but ask any commercial gallery...
Circa 2005: Is 2013 to early to get teary-eyed about 2005?

Circa 2005: Is 2013 to early to get teary-eyed about 2005?

Guest Post by Britton Bertran I was there in 2005 at the beginning of Bad at Sports (Episode 4!) and I hope I’m not there at the end.  It was the year I opened my gallery, 40000. It was a good idea at the time. I was fed up with not seeing what I wanted to see and...