7.8.2019: I'm thrilled to share my review of About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art, a monumental queer art show in Chicago.
7.1.2019: I track the geographical wanderings of the Chicago gallery world in the July/August issue of New Art Examiner.
6.21.2019: I've been writing a lot about Chicago public art lately. This particularly enjoyable assignment involved a sculpture by British artist Henry Moore, marking the site of the first sustained artificial nuclear chain reaction, which occurred in a secret lab in a squash court under a football field on the campus of the University of Chicago.
5.1.2019: I'm excited to see what the future of Chicago public art looks like! Click here to read my profile of three visionaries in the field, this month in New art Examiner!
4.30.2019: I'm grateful to Tikkun magazine in Berkeley for having the courage to publish my recent reporting on Michael Rakowitz, the Chicago artist mislabeled by the New York Times as the Whitney Biennial Protestor. For the full story of this fascinating artist's struggle to maintain his integrity while navigating the complicated intersection of contemporary art and politics, read The Accidental Activist here.
1.20.2019: I'm so proud of Shauta Marsh and Jim Walker of Tube Factory Artspace in Indianapolis. Click here to read my profile of their tumultuous history and amazing work in the latest issue of New Art Examiner!
10.19.2018: I had the recent pleasure of interviewing Peter Halley, painter, publisher, teacher and Neo-Conceptualist icon. His answers will give me something to chew on psychologically for a long time...you can read the full interview on Widewalls, here: Prisons, Conduits, and Cells: An Interview with Peter Halley
7.19.2018: I am thrilled to announce that my essay on the painter Young-Il Ahn is the cover story on the latest issue of Western Humanities Review, Issue 71.2!
Michigan Quarterly Review
Natural Tendencies: A Studio Visit with Sculptor Richard Hunt
Carl Pope Returns From Hiatus
Fiberglass Beasts of the Wisconsin Wild
Judy Ledgerwood on Finding Pattern and Decoration in Everyday Life
Jeffrey Gibson's Garments Confound Cultural Assumptions
For Gerald Williams, a Co-Founder of AfriCOBRA, Transnational Black Aesthetics Are as Relevant as Ever
Beverly Fishman: Chemical Sublime
The Politics of Contemporary Abstraction: A Conversation with Clare Rojas and Jeffrey Gibson
New Art Examiner
Placemaking: The Success Secret of Big Car and Tube Factory Artspace
“Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded” at The Block Museum of Art (Exhibition Review)
The Art of Fake News
Review of A Generous Vision, a biography of Elaine de Kooning
Review of Gerald Williams Exhibition
Shedding Light on the Drip Paintings by Janet Sobel
Behind James McNeill Whistler's Nocturne in Black and Gold – The Falling Rocket
When Piero Manzoni Made Abstract Art with Achromes
Shedding a Light on Andy Warhol's Shadows
Richard Tuttle and his Thoughts of Trees
Howardena Pindell - Finally in the Spotlight
When Miriam Schapiro Used Computers to Generate Geometric Abstract Art
LA Art Scene Legend and "Cool School" Painter Ed Moses Dies at 91
Ellsworth Kelly’s Pavilion in Austin
Were the Neanderthals the Very First Creators of Abstract Cave Art?
MoMA Honors its Artists' Revolutions in “The Long Run”
Why Betty Parsons is My Hero
A Lost Andy Warhol Sculpture Tests the Value of Love
Erwin Redl Sheds Some Light on Madison Square Park
The Unreal Deal: Six Decades of Malaysian Abstract Art
Mary Weatherford’s Art Journey from the West to the East Coast
Nalini Malani: The Rebellion of the Dead at Centre Pompidou (Exhibition Review)
Painting with Scissors - Why We Love Henri Matisse Cut Outs
Boundless Energy - The Art of Julio Le Parc
The Abstract Landscapes of Franco Fontana
The Assembled Art of Barbara Kasten
The Infinite Art of Yayoi Kusama
Female Abstract Artists You Should Know
How Aaron Siskind Found Abstraction on the Streets
Owning the Greatness - Pierre Soulages
Bridget Riley and the Philosophy of Stripes
Cy Twombly in Paris (Exhibition Review)
Cubism of Sonia Delaunay and the Exploration of Color
Illusion and the Abstract in the Works of Jesus Rafael Soto
Gutai Group - Gestural Abstract Movement from Asia
Vibrancy and Energy in Joan Mitchell Paintings
Finding the Color-Field Heritage in Sterling Ruby Paintings
Mary Abbott - One of the Most Important Artists of Abstract Expressionism
One City’s Trash: Artists in Residency at the San Francisco Dump
Art for Earth's Sake: Jackie Brookner's Biosculptures
Breaking Out of the Box with Beverly Naidus
Positive Outlook: Art and HIV
The Art of School Lunch