Are you having like the *best* time at Art Basel? I bet you totes are. This is what was going on everywhere else but Miami: Sex, Drugs & The Chosen Ones: Esquire says that we should all not sleep, have more sex, and take more drugs because thats what all the smart people do anyways. Right. Because I love taking advice that sounds like it came from the same creepy guys who yell at me… [read more »]
August 28th – September 3rd
The Mega Mall Exhibition series will feature a revolving display of work culled from a multitude of Chicago-based artists. The organizer’s intent is to expose Chicago to the broad expanse of relevant contemporary work produced here.
Organizing a show in a place designed explicitly for non-luxury commerce runs contrary to the model used by current art fairs, where access is denied to those without status or privilege. A tattoo artist in the Mega Mall becomes equivalent to a museum/gallery director, and personal, real world, life-applicable experiences become as relevant as the display and/or sale of an art object.