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Awol Erizku's Eight-Track

Hilary Harkness | Posted 07.24.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

Erizku is a photographer and a self-reflective curator. He tells me that he envisioned his show as a mixtape - he's got some hits mixed in with some tracks that he might need to convince you are worth a listen.

Interview With MoMA Curator David Platzker About the New Exhibition on John Cage

Joel Garten | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

The uniting of the worlds of visual art and music is a trend that is getting a boost from a major new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, focusing on the composer John Cage and his monumental -- and some would say notorious -- work, titled 4'33".

A Look at High Art in the 21st Century: Pictures at a Museum's Shop.

Jura Margulis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Jura Margulis

We created abundance in the civilized world and cherish the history of our culture and the culture of our history, or so we say, and that last room before the museum's shop exhibits the best we can do in and with the visual arts sector?

Your Show of Shows

Bruce Helander | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the sizzling streets of Chelsea, not expecting to discover something particularly notable in the typical "summer show" venues but nevertheless making the rounds, out pops a truly unique and memorable exhibition that is shaking things up.

Hans Richter: The Future Is Now (at LACMA)

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The exhibition "Hans Richter: Encounters" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a curator's dream: retrospective of a somewhat obscure, multiplatform artist, who is equally adept (and revolutionary) in painting and film.

Duchamp's Urinal? Maybe Not!

Jane Chafin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Forget the Hirst/Spalding spat! Who the heck was Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven? If what Julian Spalding claimed was true, why wasn't that the headline? I needed to dig deeper.

Banal Is The New Bizarre

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

A leisurely stroll around the internet will result in an overload of sex, gore, crazies and talented animals all in the same 5 minute video. And the s...

Chicago Burger Bible Continues Its Mission

John Barrett | Posted 04.22.2012 | Chicago
John Barrett

Since we've heard a lot of praise about some newer burger establishments in the city, we dedicated a few of our recent "meatings" to exploring two of them: Butcher & The Burger and Three Aces.

PHOTO: Guess The Artist!

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Who painted this lady sitting in the bathtub? Was it an Impressionist piece, or simply an impression of one? The answer may surprise you. Vote now...

Own Duchamp Or Abramovic's Pad... For A Hefty Price

artinfo.com | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts

Looking to buy? The homes of two bona-fide art celebrities are currently on the market, according to Curbed. First, the minimalist SoHo pad of perform...

Art Stars: From Picasso to Damien Hirst

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

A new book names Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, and Tracey Emin as today's art stars -- and identifies Picasso and Duchamp as their predecessors. The connection? All made their personalities inseparable from their art.

Culture Zohn: Louise Bourgeois, Spiderwoman

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-06-16-outsidespider.jpg The French-born but American-in-spirit artist died on May 31 at 98. Her spiders show simultaneous arachno-grace and arachno-fierceness. Her work and person both expressed this artful duality.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: William Kentridge: Do You Believe in Magic?

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2009-03-19-zpull.jpg William Kentridge does New York: a new exhibition at MoMA and a new opera at the Met cementKentridge's place at the apex of ambitious artists.

Move Over, Iron Chef: Chicago Culinary Stars Tackle 'Green' Challenge

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brett Ashley McKenzie

Six of Chicago's top chefs prepared three dishes using fresh local ingredients from the Green City Market. Picture "Iron Chef" judged by a crowd of appreciative Chicagoans, and you'll have some idea.