Book Review: Chicago Street Art

Book Review: Chicago Street Art

Chicago is one of the few major cities that use taxpayer dollars to destroy art, to the tune of $9 million in 2010.  It’s this situation that makes a book like Chicago Street Art a valuable historical document as well as a rare survey of the street artists...
Ray Noland’s Urban Fairway

Ray Noland’s Urban Fairway

Guest post by Elizabeth Corr There has certainly been no lack of political drama in Chicago over the past two years. Starting in November 2008, with the historical election of Barack Obama, a wave of excitement and pride swept through the city. This atmosphere proved...
Detroit Banksy Work Moved After Threats to Gallery

Detroit Banksy Work Moved After Threats to Gallery

Bad at Sports posted a week or so back about the removal of a Banksy mural by 555 Nonprofit Gallery & Studios (a local Detroit gallery) from the old Packard Plant to their site. At the time I knew this was not the end of this tale and that they were potentially...