Judy Ledgerwood discusses her exhibition Far From the Tree in the context of the 40th anniversary of the Pattern and Decoration movement.
A delicious tension animates Ledgerwood’s combination of decorous pattern and thick, dripping paint.
A review of Jacob Hashimoto’s solo exhibition In the Cosmic Fugue in comics form.
CHICAGO — Iraqi-American conceptual artist Michael Rakowitz works in a liminal space between fantasy and reality, much like an artist who makes fan art. This is a compliment and a reality, for it’s impossible to think about the artist without thinking about fandom.
CHICAGO — There will be hundreds of exhibitions between now and the end of March, when the weather starts to warm up around these Middle West parts. Here’s 10.
CHICAGO — Expo Chicago, an art fair occupying the cavernous Festival Hall on Navy Pier, returned for its second year in its new incarnation, and all the signals coming out from artists and dealers suggested that it was a success.
Somewhere in Los Angeles, a movie is being filmed, an actor is speaking words from memory, and a person is hunched over a screen carefully editing moving images using the green screen, a post-production special effects technique that layers on a background that doesn’t physically exist. The conceptual premise of the green screen is the entry point for Kelly Kaczynski’s solo exhibition Here On The Way There, on view through May 26 at Comfort Station in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.