The year in old movies
Theaster Gates and Ken Vandermark join pianist Jason Moran in an oral history of their evolving Chicago collaboration Looks of a Lot.
The lightweight “Light Years” at the Art Institute
This year’s installment of WHPK’s Pictures and Sound, which pairs film and video with live music, pushes hard into experimental territory.
Franz Kline: Black and White, 1950-61 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, through June 4 Bruce Nauman: Elliott’s Stones at the Museum of Contemporary Art, through May 30 The distinctive designs of first-generation abstract expressionists like Franz Kline have often been seen mainly as assertions of the artist’s personality–and also as potential interior decorating designs. […]