Tag: Art Chicago

Inside Curtis Mann's Studio

Inside Curtis Mann's Studio
by Jeriah Hildwine Curtis Mann is a Chicago-based photographer who shows at Kavi Gupta gallery.  In 2009 his work was featured in the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago‘s UBS 12×12 exhibition program, and last year was included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial.  His recent exhibition at Kavi Gupta (October 23, 2010 to January 30, 2011)... Read more »

The Morning After: Art Chicago and Gallery Opening Night

All told, it was an epic weekend, full of art, snacks, and good times.
by Stephanie Burke and Jeriah Hildwine You wake up, bleary-eyed, not sure where, or even who, you are.  “Why am I sticky?” you ask yourself.  “Did I see a man with an axe, chopping up puppies?”  Congratulations.  You survived Art Chicago. Check out the slideshow for images from Artropolis (Art Chicago/NEXT), some Black Pass events,... Read more »

OPENING THIS WEEKEND! (4/29-5/1) The Art Chicago + NEXT Gallery Crawl Event

As you all (I assume) know, this weekend is ARTROPOLIS: Art Chicago/NEXT/Merchandise Mart Antique Fair. As always, this has prompted a slew of exhibition openings, and gallery open houses, to coincide with this annual GIANT FREAKING ART-STRAVAGANZA. Below, you will find a list of all (or as near to all as I can gather) the... Read more »

Tara Strickstein's "Pataphor" at Next Art Fair/Art Chicago 2010

by Jeriah Hildwine The cast of Tara Strickstein’s “Pataphor” hams it up for the camera. “Pataphor” is a an analog of “metaphor,” referring to an analogy taken one step farther, so that the metaphorical construction has become the concrete foundation on which other analogies are made.  It is also Tara Strickstein‘s contribution to the NEXT... Read more »

Text As Fine Art Signage

by Carolina Wheat “Holy Shit” and “Hell Yes!” are two exclamations embedded in my vocabulary after a weekend excursion to NYC during the Armory hoopla. Luckily, more t-shirt ready text saturated my vision over the course of a few monumental contemporary art shows, since December.  I’ve discovered that text has taken a stand, wondering if... Read more »