Chicago Art Review


Seven Artists of the Week – blame weirdos not getting laid by Steve Ruiz
January 20, 2010, 5:50 pm
Filed under: Artists of the Week

This week’s picks from Ryan.

Josh Slater, Space Ritual T-Shirt

Josh Slater, Space Ritual T-Shirt

Ali Bailey, Baseball Plant

Ali Bailey, Baseball Plant

Luhring Augustine, Home is a Foreign Place

Zarina Hashmi, Home is a Foreign Place

Andy Vogt, Lathberg

Andy Vogt, Lathberg

Zak Prekop, Untitled

Zak Prekop, Untitled

Bob Ross

Bob Ross

Tuna safe dolphin!

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Seven Artists of the Week – ULTIMATE PAINTING by Steve Ruiz
January 13, 2010, 5:52 pm
Filed under: Artists of the Week, Chicago

This week’s picks from Ryan, with an repeat replacement from me.

Jedediah Caesar, 1,000,000 A.D.

Jedediah Caesar, 1,000,000 A.D.

Dan Graham, Pavilion

Dan Graham, Pavilion

Kelly Lynn Jones, The Recreational Place

Kelly Lynn Jones, The Recreational Place

Scott Wolniak, Weed Sculpture

Scott Wolniak, Weed Sculpture

Art Clokey, Gumby

Art Clokey, Gumby

William Lamson, Long Shot

William Lamson, Long Shot

Josh Slater, Over Layer

Josh Slater, Over Layer

Ultra-art.

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Seven Artists of the Week – make things that express stuff by Steve Ruiz
January 6, 2010, 5:33 pm
Filed under: Artists of the Week

This week’s picks from Ryan. If you haven’t checked it out yet, go see the show he curated, The Power of Selection, Pt. 1 @ Western Exhibitions!

Mindy Shapero, Ghosthead guide that will bring you to the Ghosthead god, you can only visualize the guide when you have entered a Monsterhead, and you first have to be serene enough to be able to even see the Monsterheads before you can wear one

Mindy Shapero, Ghosthead guide that will bring you to the Ghosthead god, you can only visualize the guide when you have entered a Monsterhead, and you first have to be serene enough to be able to even see the Monsterheads before you can wear one

Dianna Molzan, Untitled

Dianna Molzan, Untitled

Franz Ackermann, Evasion V

Franz Ackermann, Evasion V

Richard Aldrich, Shadows

Richard Aldrich, Shadows

Colter Jacobsen, Victory at Sea

Colter Jacobsen, Victory at Sea

Todd Chilton, Untitled

Todd Chilton, Untitled

Sharon Lockhart, Gary Gilpatrick, Insulator

Sharon Lockhart, Gary Gilpatrick, Insulator

I love my loser son!

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Seven Artists of the Week – I’m trying to try here. by Steve Ruiz
December 30, 2009, 5:10 pm
Filed under: Artists of the Week

This week’s picks from Ryan. Check out the show he’s curated at Western Exhibitions, opening this Saturday!

Laurent Impeduglia

Laurent Impeduglia

Mark Mulroney, Injured Nephews

Mark Mulroney, Injured Nephews

Ignacio Uriarte, Single Line Labyrinths

Ignacio Uriarte, Single Line Labyrinths

Chris Corales, Babe You're Gonna Miss Me

Chris Corales, Babe You're Gonna Miss Me

Matthew Deleget, Blood and Treasure

Matthew Deleget, Blood and Treasure

Reed Anderson

Bruce Bickford

Happy New Years pretty soon.

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Seven Artists of the Week – brittany murphy died by Steve Ruiz
December 23, 2009, 8:52 pm
Filed under: Artists of the Week

This week’s picks from Ryan. Check him out in the latest Beautiful/Decay.

Matthew Craven, H.I.W.B.T.W. #9

Matthew Craven, H.I.W.B.T.W. #9

Amy Loghart, Cloudlady

Amy Loghart, Cloudlady

Beni Bischof, Demagogia X2

Beni Bischof, Demagogia X2

Francine Spiegel

Francine Spiegel

Jim Lutes, Big Guy

Jim Lutes, Big Guy

Sarah Crowner, Superficie Modulada

Sarah Crowner, Superficie Modulada

Paul McCarthy, (White Snow) Dwarf Heads

Paul McCarthy, (White Snow) Dwarf Heads

GOUACHE. ON. PAPER.

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Seven Artists of the Week – Gibby Haynes makes art?? by Steve Ruiz
December 17, 2009, 3:12 pm
Filed under: Artists of the Week

This weeks picks, six from Ryan and one from me.

Melanie Bonajo, Katia

Melanie Bonajo, Katia

Tomory Dodge, Radiation Gorge

Tomory Dodge, Radiation Gorge

Michael Genovese, Public Engraving (Chicago)

Michael Genovese, Public Engraving (Chicago)

Theaster Gates, Forest for Tea

Theaster Gates, Forest for Tea

Charles Irvin, Wang Web

Charles Irvin, Wang Web

José Lerma, Untitled

José Lerma, Untitled

Marie Torbensdatter Hermann, Beskrivelse 14

Marie Torbensdatter Hermann, Beskrivelse 14

There’s really only one ocean.

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Seven Artists of the Week – snow money, snow problems by Steve Ruiz
December 10, 2009, 12:18 am
Filed under: Artists of the Week

This week’s picks from Ryan.

Chris Ware

Chris Ware

Pamela Jorden, The Knife

Pamela Jorden, The Knife

Keltie Ferris, Queen Pyro

Keltie Ferris, Queen Pyro

Sandy Kim

Sandy Kim

Kirk Hayes, The Big Nose Bleed (The Illusion of Immortality Wanes)

Kirk Hayes, The Big Nose Bleed (The Illusion of Immortality Wanes)

Katharina Grosse, Untitled

Katharina Grosse, Untitled

Ry Fann, Untitled

Ry Fyan, Untitled

Solidify the core.

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