Tag: activism

Ai Weiwei Released on Bail in China

Yesterday I was pleased to learn via Twitter from the BBC and the Tate museum that Chinese artist Ai Weiwei had been released. The Chicago Art Blog has been following his situation and how Chicago’s cultural leaders responded.  Mr. Ai is reportedly in good health, though he has lost weight.  Ai suffers from diabetes and there was... Read more »

Chicago Art Blog on WBEZ

Recently I had the opportunity to talk with Alison Cuddy on WBEZ’s “848” program about art and activism. I was joined by artist Patricia Evans who showed in the Chicago Cultural Center’s recent exhibition “Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art.” You can listen to my segment from WBEZ’s 848 online and you can... Read more »