Golden Age

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Conspiracies and Shadow Plays

by Joel Kuennen
  This past Wednesday, Zachary Kaplan curated a look at popular reactions to 9/11 at the fundamental Golden Age space in West Loop in a five-day exhibition run that ended on Sunday. Golden Age is mainly an artist-book store with unique and small edition prints from local artists. I arrived early to a small room and the curator and I began to chat about the significance of such a, well, significant event.  I already felt at ease in this intimate setting. Along with the gallerist, we recalled... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 8/2/10

Beach Culture

by Erik Wenzel
Golden Age was established in 2007 by Martine Syms and Marco Kane Braunschweiler as a, “statement about an alternative mode of making and selling art; that it can be straightforward, accessible, and moderately priced.” In addition to being a shop where one can find an assortment of goods produced by artists such as publications, music, videos and clothes, Golden Age stages art installations. What I found most interesting about Megan Plunkett’s “I Don’t Care About the Rest of the Year” is that... [more]
Posted by Erik Wenzel on 7/20/09
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