TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/4-8/10)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/4-8/10)

1. This room is a work made up of people August 4, 2016, 4-7PM Work by: Josh Rios, Alex Braley Cohen, Nazafarin Lotfi, Robert Burnier, Alberto Aguilar, Peter Fagundo, Edra Soto, Jorge Lucero, Dana Bassett, Chiara Galimberti, Hui-min Tsen, and Alberto Aguilar The Art...
Notes on a Conversation: John Corbett and Jim Dempsey

Notes on a Conversation: John Corbett and Jim Dempsey

Guest post by Julia V. Hendrickson Notes on a Conversation. With—John Corbett and Jim Dempsey (Founders and owners of Corbett vs. Dempsey) In—the gallery, on the third floor, 1120 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL Commenced—on Thursday, February 17th, 2011,...
The Woodmans

The Woodmans

At first, C. Scott Willis’ latest film “The Woodmans” appears to be a film documenting Francesca Woodman, who at the age of 22 took her own life and left behind a body of exquisite photographs. Instead, it is a rare portrait of an artist family, all of which...
Gene Siskel Film Center | AOKI

Gene Siskel Film Center | AOKI

“Japanese American Black Panther Party founding member” reads at first like a mislabel in the description of the 2009 documentary AOKI. Mike Cheng and Ben Wang chronicle  the life of Richard Aoki (1938-2009) from his early years in a WWII internment camp through...