Top 8 Weekend Picks (4/1-4/3)

There is just too much good stuff this weekend, 5 spots aren’t enough. Here’s what I think everyone should see, in chronological and alphabetical order: Friday (4/1) – UIUC MFA Show: Artsplosia at Co-Prosperity Sphere Work by Will Arnold, Jung Eun...
Whitney Biennial Roundups

Whitney Biennial Roundups

Sharon Butler of the wonderful painting-centric blog Two Coats of Paint had a very helpful post a few days ago focusing on the painters included in this year’s Whitney Biennial. She also provides excerpts from the catalogue blurbs written about them. Go on over...
2010 Whitney Biennial Artists Announced

2010 Whitney Biennial Artists Announced

The New York Times has just posted the full list of participants for the 2010 Whitney Biennial. As you may recall, next year’s biennial will be curated by former BaS guest Francesco Bonami and Gary Carrion-Murayari. Congratulations to Julia Fish, Curtis Mann,...
Semic and Asemic Writing in Art

Semic and Asemic Writing in Art

Not anti-semitic writing, dummy, asemic writing. Har har. But seriously, I’m digging on both these things today. First, the idea of asemia, or more specifically of asemic writing as it pertains to art which, despite my proclivities for this type of thing,...