After a very successful launch last year, EDITION Chicago is back at Chicago Arts Coalition! Coinciding with EXPO Chicago, EDITION will take place all weekend, opening to the public this Friday at noon and closing on Sunday at 5pm.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Riot Fest. To celebrate, Multimedia editor Patrick Reynolds shares his thoughts on the nine selected bands and albums, presented in order of how far he was able to make it through the album before turning it off.
Lisbon’s Igreja de São Roque (Church of Saint Roch) sports a deceptively plain white facade, but the interior of the 17th-century building is home to some of the most prized (and allegedly expensive) Catholic art and architecture in all of Europe.
The $15 admission price to The Provocateurs, the group art show organized by the Art Alliance and curated by Shepard Fairey in conjunction with Lollapalooza, bought unlimited beers, sliders, and access to art that ran a gauntlet from gorgeous to gregarious.
The U.S. Supreme Court cited the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to strike down the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, exempting Hobby Lobby’s owners from providing insurance coverage for birth control for female employees.
"About forty percent of the people that come into the library are looking to research their genealogies, but the strength of the library’s resources also draws undergraduate, graduate and PhD students to use the facilities."
Police arrested and detained Tokyo-based artist Megumi Igarashi, who works under the name Rokudenashi-ko ("No-good girl"), on the accusation of selling the code that could be used to reproduce her own vagina with a 3D printer.
Sia Furler is the lyrical mastermind behind an endless stream of pop hits including Rihanna’s “Diamonds” and David Guetta’s “Titanium.” Unlike her A-list collaborators, Sia prefers to avoid the spotlight entirely and focus solely on her work as a writer.
The sounds of New York car horns in the 1960s are audible beneath the uninflected, steady narration of Yvonne Rainer delivering instructions for movement. A set of chairs faces the window where the audience is able to sit and listen.
Here, There and Everywhere: Truth and Liveness is a two-person show featuring works by recent SAIC alumni Angharad Davies and Stephen Kwok. The exhibition’s opening coincided with Kwok’s performance piece, Pineapple, which was featured in the March issue of F Newsmagazine.
“Attachments features 19 works by graduating design students in the Master of Fine Arts in Designed Objects; Master of Design in Designed Objects; Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment; Master of Architecture with an Emphasis in Interior Architecture; and Master of Architecture programs."
Northern European countries often come to mind when we think about interior design, however, there is another region — often underestimated — that seems to have greatly attracted and inspired designers in this past century: Latin America.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is currently the most expensive four-year college in the US, according to a recent article from the Washington Post. Here is a breakdown of the numbers... and their implications.
When a colleague at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago mentioned volleyball as one of the ways he was spending his summer, he must have recognized in my face the spark of interest I felt. He stopped talking and said, “what, you like volleyball?”
Alvin Lucier (b 1931) composes within the subtle spaces of sound. Many of his pioneering works are simple, yet striking explorations of acoustical phenomena: the beating of interfering frequencies, the natural resonance of rooms, and the possibilities in the movement of speaker cones.
The sister duo of Taraka and Nimai Larson have made six albums in the last four years after joining Animal Collective's Paw Tracks label. They've recently produced a performance at the Whitney Museum and an exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art with their performative psychedelic disco aesthetic.
Listening to Roberta Smith talk about her job during her lecture (yes, art criticism is her job — nothing more, nothing less) is similar to how she argues viewing art should be: it requires intuitive reaction, close inspection and zero pretentions.