Tag: Spertus

Art Chicago Announces New Director for 2012

Art Chicago announced on June 28th that it had appointed curator Staci Boris as Director for Art Chicago 2012.   Boris has been a curator at both the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA), and later at the Spertus Institute.  Boris was an Associate Curator at the MCA prior to the move to its current... Read more »

Interview with Jan Tichy Posted

If you noticed there was less activity here than usual it was because I spent a lot of last week working on an interview conducted with Jan Tichy. Jan Tichy. “1391.” 2007. Image courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery. The interview is posted on ArtSlant, where we begin by discussing Tichy’s role in... Read more »

Jan Tichy

On Friday I met with artist Jan Tichy for an interview. Jan Tichy. “Installation no. 10,” 2010. Painted Medex objects, two volumes of “The Works of Josephus Flavius,” (1823). Two channel digital video projection, running time: 17 min. Image courtesy of the artist. Our interview will be published on ArtSlant: Chicago, but in the mean... Read more »

AbEx Stamps and Jan Tichy

If you are looking for something to do today, say from 11 am to 1 pm, the Post Office will be holding a dedication for their “Abstract Expressionists” set of stamps. More information on the “Continue Reading” page. The dedication will be in the Ryan Education Center of the Modern Wing.  That means you can... Read more »