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...
Circa 2005: Is 2013 to early to get teary-eyed about 2005?

Circa 2005: Is 2013 to early to get teary-eyed about 2005?

Guest Post by Britton Bertran I was there in 2005 at the beginning of Bad at Sports (Episode 4!) and I hope I’m not there at the end.  It was the year I opened my gallery, 40000. It was a good idea at the time. I was fed up with not seeing what I wanted to see and...
Chicago Art in Pictures: Summer of 2013

Chicago Art in Pictures: Summer of 2013

A graphic, editorial overview of art, artists, and visual art events, found in and around Chicago over the course of the preceding months. All artwork copyright original artists; all photography copyright Paul Germanos. CourtneyBlades Above: CourtneyBlades’...
Big and Bold

Big and Bold

Some big things worth mentioning — maybe… 1. RAPID PULSE, an international performance festival, is taking place this weekend and next week. The Chicago Reader just wrote a great something something, with the evocative sub-header “Wafaa Bilal wants...