Anna Shteynshleyger at The Renaissance Society

Anna Shteynshleyger at The Renaissance Society

While I was looking at the photographs of Anna Shteynshleyger at the opening of this Russian-born, Chicago-based artist’s new solo exhibition at at The Renaissance Society, a middle-aged woman wearing a fluffy, faux-fur coat sidled up next to me. “Do you...
Is the $100,000 Ordway Prize Too Much?

Is the $100,000 Ordway Prize Too Much?

I’d never heard of the Ordway Prize until a few weeks ago, when two highly respected Chicago-based arts professionals (artist Tania Bruguera, who also lives in Havana, Cuba, and Hamza Walker, curator at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago) were...
Episode 182: Jim Lutes

Episode 182: Jim Lutes

http://media.libsyn.com/media/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_182-Jim_Lutes.mp3 download This week: Duncan and Richard talk to artist, professor and musician Jim Lutes about his work, his career, and his recent show at the Renaissance Society. “Chicago-based...