10.9.2019: I'm so grateful my essay on the work of Atlanta-based artist Alfred Conteh was included in the catalogue for his recent museum exhibition The Sweet Spot. Alfred's paintings speak so powerfully to the humanity of this time. I'm so happy to see them being celebrated in museums and books!
8.16.2019: Thank you to TIKKUN for publishing my article Picturing Our Possible Futures, which looks at new paintings by Matthew Couper and Inka Essenhigh that ask what we want our world to look like, and whether we care.
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
New Art Examiner
Placemaking: The Success Secret of Big Car and Tube Factory Artspace
Nalini Malani: The Rebellion of the Dead at Centre Pompidou (Exhibition Review)
Cy Twombly in Paris (Exhibition Review)