Book Review: Vivian Maier Street Photographer

Book Review: Vivian Maier Street Photographer

We are in the midst of a Vivian Maier moment. She has concurrent shows around the world. Three lovely coffee table books, one a year since 2011. There’s a forthcoming documentary out about her, Finding Vivian Maier. Then there’s the Chicago History Museum lecture...
Top 5 Weekend Picks (9/23-9/25)

Top 5 Weekend Picks (9/23-9/25)

1. Objective Confess at Golden Gallery Work by Anthea Behm Golden Gallery is located at 3319 N. Broadway. Reception is Saturday from 6-9pm. 2. Wood-Worked at Chicago Urban Art Society Work by  Cristina Gonzalez, Juan Angel Chavez, Steve Reber, Sarah Belknap + Joseph...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (3/11-3/13)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (3/11-3/13)

1. Uncle Freddy’s All-Stars at Co-Prosperity Sphere Work by Em’rynn Artunian, Thomas Hagen, and Billy Pozzo. Co-Prosperity Sphere is located at 3219 S. Morgan St. Reception is Friday from 6-9pm. 2. Uh-Oh It’s Magic at Threewalls Work by Ben Russell....
Caitlin Arnold, Girl Photographer

Caitlin Arnold, Girl Photographer

I have a longstanding interest in what I think of as (for lack of a better term) “girl culture,” so Caitlin Arnold‘s work is pretty much right up my alley. Not because she makes pictures of teen-aged girls per se, but because of the way she makes...

Friday Clips 4/17/09

Am I alone in thinking that whole Susan Boyle thing was a setup? Everyone’s “surprise faces” looked sort of fake to me. ANYWAY, here’s an otherwise Boyle-free, purely subjective round-up of art-world events, news stories, blog links and other...