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20121026195315-l1282080 Cash Crop: Conrad Bakker at BCA Center  
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Conrad Bakker at Burlington City Arts (BCA) Center September 14th, 2012 - November 24th, 2012
Posted 10/26/12

Cash Crop: Conrad Bakker at BCA Center [more]

20100911073307-002___9 A Shocked Future   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Brandon Alvendia, Conrad Bakker, Edie Fake, The Library of Radiant Optimism (Bonnie Fortune/Brett Bloom), People Powered, Red76 at Green Lantern October 1st, 2010 - November 13th, 2010
Posted 11/1/10

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a bestseller in the 1970s when it was published.  It has since been reprinted several times and translated into many different languages. At Green Lantern Gallery, the comical film based on the book is narrated by none other than Orson Wells and screens in an under-a-stairwell cubbyhole in the exhibition.  In the first five or so minutes of the film, “future shock” is summarized several times as “too much change in too short a period of time.” It’s... [more]

Hawkinson-scout The Art World According to Shaq   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Conrad Bakker, Delia Brown, Don Brown, Maurizio Cattelan, JINKYUNG CHONG, Chuck Close, Cathy de Monchaux, Richard Dupont, Joe Fig, Tom Friedman, Franz Gertsch, Andreas Gursky, Tim Hawkinson, Brian Jungen, Anselm Kiefer, Jeff Koons, Dr. Lakra, Charles LeDray, Peter Max, Ron Mueck, Juan Muñoz, Richard Patterson, Evan Penny, Richard Pettibone, Elizabeth Peyton, Paul Pfeiffer, Richard Phillips, Charles Ray, James Rieck, Thomas Ruff, Cindy Sherman, Yinka Shonibare, Ken Solomon, Tomoaki Suzuki, Robert Therrien, Jim Torok, Inez van Lamsweerde, Mark Wagner, Corban Walker, Willard Wigan, Kehinde Wiley, Fred Wilson, Ivan Witenstein, Lisa Yuskavage at FLAG Art Foundation February 19th, 2010 - May 27th, 2010
Posted 2/28/10

      It may be obvious that curators in the art world would appear pretty ridiculous even attempting to moonlight as professional basketball players, but the reverse, it turns out, is not true: professional basketball players can, in fact, moonlight as curators. The Flag Art Foundation is responsible for revealing this perplexity, and the show Size DOES Matter, curated by Cleveland Cavalier Shaquille O’Neal, proves that pro-ball players do not play the curation game like curators do. This is... [more]

Response1 Response to Response   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Conrad Bakker, FRED CAMPER, Janina Ciezadlo, Alicia Eler, Jason Foumberg, Dianna Frid, Carol Jackson, Claire Wolf Krantz, Christian Kuras, Duncan MacKenzie, Silvia Malagrino, Christopher Meerdo, Adelheid Mers, Corey Postiglione, Claire Prussian, Lane Relyea, Carrie Schneider, Polly Ullrich, Lori Waxman at I Space Gallery April 24th, 2009 - May 30th, 2009
Posted 5/6/09

        The idea: art critics pair with artists, and let the artists have the final word. "Response: Art and the Art of Criticism," was curated by the well-respected group Chicago Art Critics Association (CACA), with Polly Ulrich, Claire Wolf Krantz and Janina Ciezadlo as the "point people" for I Space Gallery. Expectations were high for the eighteen art critics and artists who were featured simultaneously. But the bloggers and reviews weren't lavishing praise. Wrote Claudine Ise, of art... [more]


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