Episode 3 of “Fielding Practice” Podcast Now Up on Art:21 Blog

April 12, 2011 · Print This Article

 

The latest episode of Fielding Practice, our monthly podcast for Art:21 blog, is now live! In this month’s leaner & meaner report from Chicago, Duncan MacKenzie, Dan Gunn and I talk copyright (inspired by Patrick Carious vs. Richard Prince and Gagosian Gallery, natch), discuss the impact of Chicago Imagists on younger generations of artists (re: the current Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character and Seeing Is A Kind of Thinking: a Jim Nutt Companion exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago), and spend a few moments plugging that which we have seen (or plan to see) in the Windy City this month. So click on over to Art:21 to access the podcast, and thanks so much for listening!




The Hairy Who and Imagist Legacy at Art Chicago

May 4, 2009 · Print This Article

“Harry who?”

While a lot of the art featured in the booths on the 12th floor of Art Chicago wasn’t really my cup of tea, I did like all of the special exhibition projects, especially Lynn Warren’s side-by-side presentations of “The Hairy Who and Imagist Legacy in Contemporary Art” and “The Hairy Who and Chicago Imagists.” These small-scale exhibitions were extremely well executed — curated at just the right size to capture the momentary attention span of passing fair-goers, and providing just the right amount of information for those who are unfamiliar with this generative period in Chicago’s art history. Hopefully, visitors to the city who saw the show will be encouraged to seek out more while they’re in town (two places to start: Corbett vs. Dempsey gallery, which has a strong focus on Chicago painting and works on paper, and Russell Bowman Fine Art, which has a Roger Brown exhibition up through May 16th ). Below, a few pics from Warren’s Art Chicago shows:

Images From “The Hairy Who and Imagist Legacy in Contemporary Art” at Art Chicago:

Bernard Williams, Self-Similarity Set #2, 2008

Bernard Williams, Self-Similarity Set #2, 2008

Katherine Kuharic, Four Pounds or More, 2008

Katherine Kuharic, Four Pounds or More, 2008

Carlos Betancourt, Recollections, 2008

Carlos Betancourt, Recollections, 2008

Natalia Arias, Untitled 2008

Natalia Arias, Untitled 2008

Thomas Woodruff, Sun Study #4, 2008

Thomas Woodruff, Sun Study #4, 2008

Images From “The Hairy Who and Chicago Imagists”at Art Chicago:

Art Green, Common Knowledge, 1985

Art Green, Common Knowledge, 1985

Karl Wirsum Untitled (Cardboard Puppet), 1973

Karl Wirsum Untitled (Cardboard Puppet), 1973

Barbara Rossi, Lady Waiting for Dinner, 1983

Barbara Rossi, Lady Waiting for Dinner, 1983

Ed Paschke, Untitled (Stripper), 1973

Ed Paschke, Untitled (Stripper), 1973

The exhibition is located on the 12th floor of the Merchandise Mart, I’m pretty sure it’s next to the MCA Bookstore display.