Posts Tagged ‘Kate Pollasch’

LOOKING WESTWARD // A CHICAGO ARTIST RETURNS HOME

By Kate Pollasch Most of us have experienced one artist whose works make words feel inadequate; who creates topographies and compositions that leaves one beguiled in a haze of unending attraction and questions, lost for a way to emote the magnetic complexity of their work. For me, this artist is Miyoko Ito (1918–1983). Born and[…]

BEYOND BUILDINGS // CHICAGO ARCHIECTURE BIENNIAL

click here to download PDF by Kate Pollasch As it embarks on its second international forum, the Chicago Architecture Biennial opens this fall. Led by Co-Artistic Directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, of the Los Angeles-based firm Johnston Marklee, the Biennial boasts a citywide exhibition and programing engagement plan that brings the proverbial architecture world[…]

SADIE BENNING // SHARED EYE — INTERVIEW

In Conversation with Kate Pollasch Viewing Sadie Benning’s 2007 video work Play Pause is to be enveloped in a slow submersion of textural sounds, tactile traces, banality, and erotic intimacies that seems to unmask something indefinably true about living in Chicago. It is a work that lingers, like a shadow, coloring one’s own experiences from[…]

THE HAIRY WHO // REFRAMING REBELLION

by Kate Pollasch download printable PDF from Issue 01 My thoughts begin in the bathroom. Not in the bathrooms that house stalls with their juvenile jokes, love notes, and graffiti scrawled on their walls, but in Roger Brown’s second floor bathroom, now preserved as a house museum, at the Roger Brown Study Collection. Walk up[…]