Posts from June, 2010

Keeping an Eye on the Windy City

Report from… Chicago: Roger Hiorn on the Art Institute roof, Tony Tasset’s EYE in Pritzker Park, John Parot’s pyramid

Dalí’s Delhi Disciple: Baba Anand at the Religare Arts Initiative

Inspired by Salvador Dalí’s World Tarot deck, the artist reinvents Surrealist spectacle with frenetic embellishment.

It’s June so it must be Basel

Art Basel and related fairs in Basel, Switzerland

South Africa’s Forwards: High scoring centennial survey at National Gallery greets World Cup

Far from being a studious plod through history, this is the coolest party in town.

Los Tres Grandes: US Artists Interpret the Mexican Muralists

Translating Revolution: U.S. Artists Interpret Mexican Muralists at the National Museum of Mexican Art. Chicago, Illinois

Painting Abstraction by Bob Nickas

In the 1980s, when painting was commonly said to be dead, many group shows were devoted to abstraction.

Three from Editor and Publisher David Cohen

I start the day super-virtuous and don’t let my eating slide until coffee time.

Refined Nutt: A Jim Nutt retrospective at Nolan

Jim Nutt: “Trim” and Other Works: 1967 – 2010 at David Nolan Gallery

Billboard Syncopations: James Hyde at the Boiler Room (Pierogi 2000)

The Stuart Davis Group are high jinks riffs on that jazzy pioneer’s painterly syncopations.

The mirror stage: Heather Rowe’s latest installation

Heather Rowe: Trouble Everyday at D’Amelio Terras