It appears that Chicago is one of the regions unable to access the museum-selfie app that’s gone viral this week.
Cook County amends its amusement-tax code to clarify that its officials aren’t in the business of defining “fine art”—but several small venues are still stuck in administrative hearings arguing about exactly that.
A thrift-store discovery prompts our correspondent to ponder the worth of fine art.
The county’s chief financial officer says he disagrees with a hearing officer’s interpretation that only musical genres considered “fine art” are exempt from an amusement tax.
A Daniel Clowes showcase at the MCA demonstrates the uneasy relationship between art and comics.