Even as COVID-19 traps victims home with their abusers, Chantelle Branch wants people to know they have options.
Author Archives: Sarah Nardi
The Bongo Room turns 25: A look back at Wicker Park’s beloved brunch spot
“We’d just sit over pancakes and have these big dreams. … It’s amazing to see what so many of those women have become.”
Drunken tattoos are indelible reminders to delight in life’s absurdity
Drinking before inking isn’t always a party foul.
In “Lunch Drawings,” Tony Fitzpatrick mourns a friend: Lou Reed
Lou Reed’s death inspired a change in style for longtime Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick.
Artist David Sprecher will weigh you down
David Sprecher’s words add weight to work that could easily stand alone.
Photographer Stephanie Burke finds heaven in a place on earth
And, perhaps, solace for those midway on our life’s journey.
Rhona Hoffman Gallery celebrates the closing of “The 112 Greene Street Years” tonight
The life and happy death of a gallery show
Your nonphilistine, visual-arts weekend, planned
There’s plenty of culture happening around the city this summer.
Amanda Ross-Ho creates a public work with the public very much in mind
On “The Character and Shape of Illuminated Things,” which opens at the MCA Chicago tonight
Matthew Hoffman wants you to stay on the path
The Chicago artist reconciles the individual with the collective in his new show, “Independence.”
Is that a hole in your saddle, or are you just happy to see me?
Chicago Artist Betsy Odom redefines our relationship to everyday objects.
Road to Nowhere: The photography of Gil Leora
Photographer Gil Leora has his first-ever show at Firecat Projects.
Nownownownownownow: The art of Brian Knowles
Upcoming at Believe Inn: a large installation work, preserved via digital animation
VICE magazine tries to find the glamour in suicide
Good photos in bad taste
Who does Brandon Baltzley think he is?
Who does chef-memoirist-addict Brandon Baltzley think he is?