Nikko Washington grew up in a family of trained martial artists. Mastering discipline and control served him beyond the fact that he earned a black belt at a young age—harnessing the power of physical training and mental fortitude has elevated his practice to the next level. As Ciera McKissick writes in the exhibition text, painting […]
Tag: Johalla Projects
The big world of Brandon Breaux
Yes, Chance the Rapper did give a big push to artist Brandon Breaux’s career when Breaux designed the covers for three of the singer’s mixtapes: 10 Day, Acid Rap, and Coloring Book. Breaux also recently landed two high-profile commissions—the February 2022 Ebony cover honoring editor André Leon Talley, and the cover of Carry On: Reflections […]
Remembering Chicago music champion Christen Thomas
Christen Thomas booked shows for a decade with the Empty Bottle and Metro teams, but that work was just the beginning of the love, joy, and support she showered on the local scene.
Chicago Humanities Fest, Zombie Pub Crawl, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
“Girl Play,” the University of Chicago Artist Summit, and more happenings from April 28-30.
Field Museum pop-up bar the Backroom has turned part of the Chicago Athletic Association into a scientist’s office from the 1970s
The Field Museum, Johalla Projects, Land and Sea Dept., and the Chicago Athletic Association have collaborated on a bar in conjunction with the Field exhibit “Specimens: Unlocking the Secrets of Life.”
Brown shoes make it at Clay Hickson’s solo show
The artist takes Johalla Projects back in time to the 1970s.
The Palace Film Festival hosts two days of experimental music and movies
The Palace Film Festival hosts two days of experimental music and movies, Louder Than a Bomb celebrates a new mixtape at Metro, and more.
Why is Don’t Fret painting a building that’s about to be torn down?
The Chicago street artist turns an old hardware store into a pop-up gallery for one night only.
The queen of Pitchfork’s art village
Superconnector Anna Cerniglia is the queen of Pitchfork’s art village.
“Disappear Here,” “The Spotless Mirror,” and the rest of your weekend in visual arts
Your guide to visual arts in the city this weekend
Your nonphilistine, visual-arts weekend, planned
There’s plenty of culture happening around the city this summer.
Print may be dying, but art is alive and kicking
The galleries that should be on your cultural radar
Reader’s Agenda Mon 2/11: Brett Naucke, Awkward Love, and “Love in the Time of Online Dating”
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Monday, February 11, 2013
Reader’s Agenda Fri 2/8: Angel Olsen, Love in the Time of Online Dating, and Community’s Danny Pudi
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, February 8, 2013.
Valentine’s Day Guide 2013
Our picks for the best places to be on the most romantic day of the year