TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (6/10-6/14)

June 9, 2016 · Print This Article

1. In the beginning sometimes I left messages in the street

June 12, 2016, 10AM-6PM
Work by: Carris Adams, Derrick Adams, Lisa Alvarado, Assaf Evron, Becky Grajeda, Faheem Majeed, Ayanah Moor, The Black Athena Collective, Nazafarian Lotfi, Martine Syms, Cheryl Pope, and Amanda Williams
Tour Starts at 2313 W. Grand Ave, Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL 60622

2. Braids at Africa International House

Shani Crowe
June 10, 2016, 5-8PM
Work by: Shani Crowe
Africa International House: 6200 S. Drexel Ave Chicago, IL 60637

3. No Diving! at Roman Susan

June 12, 2016 4-7pm
Work by: Allison Lacher and Jeff Robinson
Roman Susan: 1224 W. Loyola Ave, Chicago, IL 60626

4. A Wonderful Dream at Monique Meloche Gallery

Amy Sherald
June 11, 2016, 4-7PM
Work by: Amy Sherald
Monique Meloche Gallery: 2154 W. Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

5. Schimpfluch Gruppe at Elastic Arts

June 14, 2016, 9PM-12AM
Elastic Arts: 3429 W. Diversey Ave, #208, Chicago, IL 60647
Work by: Rudolf, Dave Phillips, and Joke Lanz + Andy Ortmann + Fred Lonberg-Holm/Paul Giallorenzo/Ben Baker Billington

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (4/10-4/12)

April 9, 2015 · Print This Article

1. Robert Buck at Iceberg Projects


New work by Robert Buck

Iceberg Projects is located at 7714 N. Sheridan Rd. Reception Saturday, 6-9pm.

2. Geometry in Outer Space or Heaven at Monique Meloche Gallery


Work by Karen Reimer.

Monique Meloche Gallery is located at 2154 W. Division St. Reception Saturday, 4-7pm.

3. People always say a house is like a body and the body is like a house… at Terrain Exhibitions


Work by Jeanne Dunning.

Terrain Exhibitions is located at 704 Highland Ave. Oak Park. Reception Sunday, 2-5pm.

4. Free Wings at Outhouse

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Work by Bria Williams, Kacie Lambert and Lauren Quin.

Outhouse is located at 212 N. Sangamon St. #3B. Reception Friday, 6-10pm.

5. A waiting, April 10, 2015 at Aspect/Ratio Gallery


Performance organized by Diaz Lewis.

Aspect/Ratio Gallery is located at 119 N. Peoria St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

Episode 496: Justin Cooper

March 2, 2015 · Print This Article

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This week: This show has everything, the Amanda Browder Show, Justin Cooper, Richard finally records a new outro, and some of the most annoying music ever used on BAS!!

NYC/Browder talks to Brooklyn based artist Justin Cooper. Post a few deadpan jokes, and moments of spacing out…(edited of course)  we discuss his history of his work, and his installationSpreadsheet, and performance Mowers of Ten presented by the Art-In-Buildings program, and Monique Meloche Gallery. The project is in conjunction with The Armory Show that is going on next week.

Employing a strategy of “endless introducing,” Cooper plays both host and hosted, in an effort to eradicate the line between these two states. With the classic Charles and Ray Eames film, Powers of Ten, as inspiration, and Cooper’s installation, Spreadsheet serving as a backdrop, the performance aggregates comedic bits, routines, acts, sound fragments, free floating signifiers, and chains of non sequitors systematized into miniature narratives, into a simulation of comedy. Like “Friends” minus the laugh track or AstroTurf as a surrogate for suburban lawn, Mowers of Ten, highlights the impossibility of reconciling the intellectual with the visceral. “I know this isn’t funny…and yet.” “I know this isn’t grass…and yet.”


Art Fair weekend is next weekend in NYC! The Armory, VOLTA, Scope, etc. etc.

BUT Time to go see the SPRING/BREAK Art Fair. Amanda Browder and a ton of very cool artists in NYC will be showing at this fair in the abandoned section of the Post Office on 33rd Street between 8th and 9th. It is a fair of guest curators who are bringing their collection of artists to each room in the massive office space.

Look for her on the 4th floor with curators Jacob Rhodes of Field Projects and Jen Schwarting.  You can also find: Adam Parker Smith, ESP TV., Siebren Versteeg, Julia Oldham and Trish Tillman

Top 5 Weekend Picks (3/30-4/1)

March 30, 2012 · Print This Article

1. Burning House at Monique Meloche Gallery

Work by Carrie Schneider.

Monique Meloche Gallery is locate at 2154 W. Division St. Reception Saturday, 4-7pm.

2. Midway at Kavi Gupta Gallery

Work by Ari Marcopoulos.

Kavi Gupta Gallery is located at 835 W. Washington Blvd. Reception is Friday, 5-8pm.

3. Room for Views at PEREGRINEPROGRAM

Work by David Salkin.

PEREGRINEPROGRAM is located at 3311 W Carroll Ave. #119. Reception Sunday, 3:30-5:30pm.

4. Escape Into the Briar Patch at slow

Work by Joan Goldin and Susannah Papish.

slow is located at 2153 W 21st St. Reception Saturday, 6-9pm.

5. For the Wild Rabbit at Murdertown Gallery

Curated by Christalena Hughmanick, work by SAIC MFA students.

Murdertown Gallery is located at 2351 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

Episode 310: Ben Fain

August 8, 2011 · Print This Article

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This week: We wrap up our series of presentations of recordings from Monique Meloche Gallery’s Winter Experiment with Shannon Stratton talking to Ben Fain.