Posts Tagged ‘The Arts Club of Chicago’

Ariadne’s Thread

THE NEEDLE, THE HAYSTACK, THE THREAD // THE ARTS CLUB OF CHICAGO By Stephanie Cristello Theseus, Prince of Athens, having conquered the minotaur by the means of Ariadne, Daughter to King Minos, who fell in love with him, escaped out of the Labyrinth. —Argument for Ariadne: An Opera (1721)   Two lovers enter a vista—it[…]

BETTINA POUSTTCHI // THE SHIFTING POLITICS OF MATERIAL PERCEPTION

click here to download PDF By Caroline Picard Based in Berlin, German artist Bettina Pousttchi is known for her work in sculpture and photography, teasing out the politics of perception, particularly as it emerges through institutionalized structures—whether the exterior of a building, or the dial of a clock. Most recently, Pousttchi was featured in two[…]

THE ARTS CLUB OF CHICAGO // A CENTURY IN IMAGES

by Anastasia Karpova Tinari click here to download PDF The Arts Club of Chicago was founded a hundred years ago with a mission to promote Modernism, preceding like-minded institutions such as the Société Anonyme, Inc., Barnes Collection and Museum of Modern Art in New York, and was the first in Chicago to exhibit works by[…]

SHARON LOCKHART // RUDZIENKO

by Susan Snodgrass click here to download PDF In Sharon Lockhart’s newest film Rudzienko (2016), teenage girls cope with the anxieties of adolescence—fear, loneliness, distrust, self-doubt, parental misunderstanding, the longing for friendship and love—while reconnecting to the lost vestiges of childhood. Set amidst the quietude of the open fields and woods of Rudzienko, a small[…]