Contemporary Talks: Michelle Grabner

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Saturday Dec. 14, 2013, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Michelle Grabner is an artist, writer, and Professor in Painting and Drawing at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago. Along with her husband Brad Killam, she founded The Suburban, a project space in Oak Park, Illinois, and The Poor Farm, a not-for-profit exhibition space in Northeastern Wisconsin. Her writing has been published in Artforum, Modern Painters, Frieze, and Art Press. In 2010, she and Mary Jane Jacob co-edited THE STUDIO READER, an anthology published by the University of Chicago Press. Grabner is one of three curators for the … Continue reading Contemporary Talks: Michelle Grabner

Quick Look: “Perpetual Assembly”

Seana Reilly gives us a quick look at “Perpetual Assembly,” an exhibition with Ann Stewart, at Whitespace through Sept. 3, 2011. In the exhibition, the two artists are “questioning what we know and how we know we know it. The artists share a fascination with cognitive systems. Both explore the nature of existence and knowledge through the medium of graphite.” Also available on: YouTube – iTunes – Blip.tv Continue reading Quick Look: “Perpetual Assembly”

Sylvie Fortin, Art Papers Editor-in-Chief

Chadwick Hagan and I recently had a chat with Sylvie Fortin, editor-in-chief of Art Papers, at Aurora Coffee in L5P, where she shared her insights on the role of the magazine and her perspective on Atlanta artists as well as the pluses and minuses of working in a “second tier” city. Before joining Art Papers in 2004, Sylvie served as a curator, critic and historian. Her attention to detail and development of relationships has positioned this Atlanta organization as a global institution, known for its wide coverage of international markets and individual flair. Also available on: YouTube – iTunes – … Continue reading Sylvie Fortin, Art Papers Editor-in-Chief