Why do I give a shit about art?

Why do I give a shit about art?

Zona MACO and Material, the fairs that ran more or less concurrently the first week of February here in Mexico City, helped synthesize a number of threads floating around in my mind since arriving here. Those threads: Boris Groys’s essay “On Art Activism,” published...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (10/10-10/12)

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

1. The Space Between at Northeastern Illinois University Fine Art Center Gallery Work by Andrew Borowiec, Terry Evans, Juan Fernandez, Jason Reblando, Ross Sawyers, Chris Schedel, Greg Stimac, and Bob Thall. Northeastern Illinois University Fine Art Center Gallery is...
TOP 5 LISTS for 2013

TOP 5 LISTS for 2013

Guest Post by Britton Bertran I didn’t get out to see a lot art in Chicago this year as I was too happily busy being a Dad to the best little boy in the world.  Nonetheless, here are some lists of what I did see, what I didn’t, some predictions and some things...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (12/13-12/15)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (12/13-12/15)

1. The Dutch Don’t Dance at Aspect/Ratio Curated by Kirsten Leenaars and Jeroen Nelemans. Aspect/Ratio is located at 119 N. Peoria St. Reception Friday, 5-9pm. 2. The Age of Spontaneous Generation at The International Museum of Surgical Science Work by Lauren Levato...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (11/8-11/10)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (11/8-11/10)

1. PH://Dungeon_Mix_[vol.1]://The_Human_Cafe_[vol.1]_[2013]_Clone.Ed.x2013 at Queer Thoughts Work by Jason Benson. Queer Thoughts is located at 1640 W. 18th St. #3. Reception Friday, 7-10pm. 2. Talk to the Wall at Julius Caesar Work by Chiara Galimberti. Julius Caesar...