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