ArtSlant Reviews

April 2018

  • I wrote about Paul Mpagi Sepuya's enthralling exhibition at Document. See it through May 26th, but in the meantime, read my write-up at Newcity.

February 2018

  • Faheem Majeed shows new work at the Cleve Carney gallery at the College of DuPage through April 7th. If you can't make it to the suburbs to view the work in person, read more about the exhibition and the work in the catalogue essay.

  • Edra Soto's interactive exhibition at the MCA is amazing. She is the first artist invited to activate the newly designed "commons" space. I wrote about the show and the concept of museum as public space. Read more.

November 2017

After lots of back and forth and scheduling magic, Nate Young and I had a walk through and conversation about his second solo exhibition at Monique Meloche. Read it over on Sixty.

October 2017

  • I'm very happy to be going back to NYC for another Review Panel, presented by Artcritical and the Brooklyn Public Library. If you're around, please join us for what promises to be an engaging conversation. (And it was lively and engaging. Audio is now available. Take a listen.)

September 2017

July 2017

April 2017

  • It's that time of year again: Breakout artists! I wrote a profile on the wonderful and talented Aram Han Sifuentes for Newcity. Check it.

March 2017

  • Without fail, the Whitney Biennial causes a stir in the artworld; the 2017 iteration, marking the return of the exhibition in the museum's new space, is no exception. I weighed in with a short take on the controversy. Read it at artcritical.

February 2017

  • I wrote on the affecting exhibition at Northwestern University's Block Museum of Art for the Chicago Reader. "Kader Attia: Reflecting Memory" is on view through April 16th.

December 2016

  • Tuesday, 13 December, join me and Parsons & Charlesworth for a conversation at Claudia Cassidy Center from 6pm as we discuss "Spectacular Vernacular" with Art Institute design curator Zoe Ryan. It's the last public program in the exhibition. If you're in Chicago, we hope to see you!

November 2016

October 2016

  • Read some thoughts on Larry Achiampong's first US solo exhibition over at Hyperallergic.

  • Excited to participate in Culture Mixtape as part of "Spectacular Vernacular" on October 23 with Petra Bachamier (Luftwerk), SAIC design progressors Illona Gaynor and Helen Maria Nugent; Iker Gil and microbiologist Andrew Scarpelli. If you're around, please join us as we talk about things that inspire us having nothing to do with microbiology, writing, art, or design.

September 2016

  • I spent three weeks in Brazil, getting to know a group of amazingly talented locals, and checking out the bienal, which I wrote about recently. Read more.

  • Over the last year, I've gotten to know the lovely people behind the design studio Parsons & Charlesworth. It has been my pleasure to write an essay for the exhibition "Spectacular Vernacular" at the Chicago Cultural Center on September 10th. If you are in Chicago on September 16 please join us for the opening reception.

  • Newcity's Art 50, Artist Edition has been released. I wrote about some of the city's best and brightest.

August 2016

Back in February, I visited Videobrasil, just as it was re-opening to the public in its new home. Read my interview with its chief curator and director, Solange Farkas in Guernica

July 2016

  • I wrote a profile on a group of amazing curators who are using their positions in institutions to make the arts ecosystem better. Read it at ArtSlant.

  • Read my take on The Propeller Group's recent exhibitions.

May 2016

April 2016

March 2016