A well-traveled Tony Karman, President and Director of EXPO CHICAGO, recently returned from visiting Galleries in Berlin, Paris, Milan, Madrid, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, Mexico City, Basel, Canada and Brussels.
The William J. O'Brien show at the Museum of Contemporary Art is full of contradictions. I vacillate between calling it a brilliant show and thinking the art is dumb, between seeing the work as sloppy, and that it elegantly fulfills its intent.
Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void is an exhibit that looks at the global redirection of art immediately after World War II, which reinforces the notion that the same good idea can happen in multiple places at once.
August is here, and there's still plenty of art to see and things to do to alleviate those end of summer blues. From dance to theatre to public art, this blog offers lots of options for making the most of the dog days of summer.
Theaster brings together the disciplines of ceramics, urban planning and religious studies to focus on the concept of transformation and re-imagining possibilities in his artwork of sculptures made from the gutted materials of his rehabbed home.
In Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Art presents a free exhibition that showcases some of the best images from Peggy Moffitt. But you don't have to live in L.A. to see the pictures -- we've got a few right here.
While we walk the corridors of the museum and throughout the superb exhibit Pandora's Box, Mr. Darling talks about the importance of the museum creating a safe space to ask questions, and ways we can all relate to art.