Overtime: July 16 – 22

Posted by YESNIK, July 22, 2018 More stories below from this week (click on bolded words for more information): Jonathan Gold, food critic who celebrated L.A.’s cornucopia, dies at 57. The rapid rise of Millennial collectors will change how art is bought and sold. As attendance plummets, New York dealers are scrambling to secure their […]

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Episode 646: Dan Berger Iceberg Projects

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_646_Dan_Berger_Iceberg.mp3downloadThis week we bring you a special and timely conversation between our very own Dana Bassett and Dr. Daniel Berger recorded at Iceberg Projects where Berger has curated the current show, “Flesh of My Flesh,” an exhibition of painting, film, sculpture, photography and print work by the late David Wojnarowicz. Dan and Dana discuss Wojnarowicz’s […]

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Streets: Vhils – “Caniçada Dam Project” (Portugal)

Recently at the in Caniçada Dam in Northern Portugal, Vhils (interviewed) completed a striking new mural chiseled directly into the face of the water barrier. Created through EDP’s program of beautifying Portuguese dams with art and architecture, the new piece utilizing the Lisbon-based artist’s unique mark-making abilities features a “face inspired by the workers who gave their […]

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Showing: KAWS – “HOLIDAY” Floating Companion @ Seokchon Lake (Seoul)

Judging from these photos, the long teased project from KAWS in Seoul has finally launched with his inflatable companion deployed in Seokchon Lake. Returning to Korea (see 2016) with a 92-foot-long (28 meters) floating HOLIDAY version of his signature character (and associated merch), the Brooklyn-based artist has harnessed the perfect relaxed vibe for this summertime installation. This piece is […]

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Previews: “The New Romantics” @ Corey Helford Gallery

On July 28th, Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting another group show curated by Caro Buermann. Entitled The New Romantics, the exhibition aims to “survey this moment’s neo-romantic yearnings for paradise, magic and transcendence above the climate of political, environmental and social turmoil.” Participants include: Adrian Cox (seen above), Akiko Ijichi, Alessandra Maria, Annie Stegg Gerard, Bao […]

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TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/19-7/25)

1. Kills time July 21, 2018, 5-7PMWork by: Alejandro T. Acierto with Thomas KongThe Back Room at Kim’s Corner Food: 1371 W Estes Ave, Chicago, IL 60626 2. Barbara Kasten Residency at IIT Architecture July 22, 2018, 2-4PMS. R. Crown Hall: 3360 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616 3. Reserve/Reservoir July 20, 2018, 6-9PMWork by: […]

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Interviews / Studio Visits: Sickboy

Sickboy’s red and yellow temples have been adorning Bristol’s dumpsters since the turn of the millennium.  Appearing like flowers blooming in the desert, their byzantine and seductive forms stand in stark contrast to the utilitarian and mundane objects on which they appear. The artist’s studio work has previously seen a broad array of cultural details filtered […]

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