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Individual Archives

Take Deep Breaths and Waste Sweet Seconds (April 29, 2007)
You can't see it all (April 27, 2007)
I'm Gonna Take Satisfaction, I'm Gonna Get Rock Action (April 27, 2007)
Quick Hits: The Wages of Art Blogging/Chicago Pachydermata (April 26, 2007)
Look Upon Me! I'll Show You the Life of the Mind! (April 26, 2007)
Back up in your ass with the Resurrection (April 21, 2007)

He's beboppin' and scattin', and I'm losin' it! (November 29, 2006)

Theft at gescheidle (October 21, 2006)
What I Thought They Were (October 17, 2006)
From the Department of Final Words, Lemonade Division (October 5, 2006)

Alternative Tentacles (September 13, 2006)
Sound System Gonna Bring Me Back Up (September 12, 2006)
Chicago, get yer chauvinist asses in gear (September 6, 2006)
The Queer Eye of that Slate Guy: Deep Cuts (September 5, 2006)
Lee Siegel Feels the Wrath (September 2, 2006)

'Damage was much less than feared' (August 31, 2006)

Starry Eyes Forever Shall Be Mine (July 11, 2006)
Thomas Crow [hearts] Meyer Schapiro (July 3, 2006)

The Queer Eye of that Slate Guy Revisited (June 30, 2006)

The Final Countdown (May 1, 2006)

At the business end of the weekend (April 30, 2006)
Picturing... (April 29, 2006)
Degenerates, All of Them (April 29, 2006)
All Aboard the Decadent Art Fag Express (April 29, 2006)
Peeking through the fog (April 28, 2006)
Wargaming the Weekend Ahead (April 27, 2006)
Defining 'Debacle' Up (April 26, 2006)

NOVA News (January 12, 2006)

All Over but the Binge Drinking (December 30, 2005)
Image Breakers Abound (December 14, 2005)
Welcome (December 14, 2005)
You really can't parody the gawkers at Scene and Herd... (December 7, 2005)
Ringing the Register (December 2, 2005)

Everything Louder Than Everything Else (November 30, 2005)
Blatant Local Chauvinism (November 30, 2005)
Three's Company, Too (November 28, 2005)
'Those things are becoming kind of valuable' (November 24, 2005)
A Hot Weekend Supplement? (November 15, 2005)
Simply Criminal (November 15, 2005)
George Bush, Art Lover (Veterans Day Weekend Edition) (November 12, 2005)
All-Time National Medal of Arts Awardees (November 12, 2005)
Monday Morning Drive-By Snark (November 7, 2005)
More Than Meets the Eye? (November 1, 2005)

Quick Hits: Arman, Hammer and Other Paragons of Purity (October 27, 2005)
A couple thoughts in the wake of the broom... (October 27, 2005)
Quote of the Evening (October 25, 2005)
For Sale: $400 Million OBO (October 24, 2005)
For this I'm missing Arrested Development? (October 17, 2005)
Prattle of the Network's ARTSTAR (October 5, 2005)
Housekeeping (October 3, 2005)
Beyond parody at the New Criterion (October 3, 2005)

James Elkins Throws Down in the Blogosphere (September 24, 2005)
Munch Arrest? (September 23, 2005)
Artists on the Teevee (September 17, 2005)
A New Dorkcast, Fresh From the Losernet (September 13, 2005)
'We're selling dreams, Sidney' (September 12, 2005)
The Coming Onslaught (September 9, 2005)
Those Kooky Teutons (September 7, 2005)
Disbelief Heaped Upon Disbelief (September 3, 2005)
It's On in Tehran (September 1, 2005)

Never shake thy gory locks at me (a compendium) (August 23, 2005)
Arthur Danto (August 23, 2005)
Joseph Koerner (August 23, 2005)
David Freedberg (August 23, 2005)
Luc Boltanski (August 23, 2005)
Roland Barthes (August 23, 2005)
Margit Rosen (August 23, 2005)
Monday, Monday (August 22, 2005)
The Personal Is Political (August 15, 2005)
How's a boy get to be so damned fragile? (August 12, 2005)
Give Me A Break! (August 11, 2005)
Fallacies Ain't Too Pretty, Neither (August 11, 2005)
A Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God? (August 10, 2005)
'Let's hope this party never ends' (August 9, 2005)
Summer's Slow Drip (August 1, 2005)

Burn Baby Burn (July 27, 2005)
'Now, I'm going to haul ass to Lollapalooza...' (July 23, 2005)
Art Fair Fallout (July 18, 2005)
Meet Me Where the Sweat Descends (July 17, 2005)
Borf is Dead, Man, Miss Him Miss Him: or A city under siege (July 15, 2005)
Such Bloggy Hotness (July 13, 2005)
While I Was Out, Fall Guy Edition (July 12, 2005)
Giving You the Business (July 11, 2005)
Live, Late (July 8, 2005)
Memo to Britart (July 5, 2005)

))<>(( (June 30, 2005)

Postscript (May 9, 2005)
Looky, looky (May 7, 2005)
'Aggressive and Offensive' (May 5, 2005)
'Despite rumors of its death...' (May 4, 2005)
'The year the art world went on line...' (May 3, 2005)
Fair Thee Well (May 3, 2005)
Art Chicago 2005 Highlights (May 2, 2005)

Chicago Contemporary & Classic Highlights (April 28, 2005)
This Here Plate is Full (April 25, 2005)
'It's about music, and advertisement, and youth-oriented product positioning...' (April 24, 2005)
Manifest Apologies, the Fullerton Acheiropoietos and One Accursed Groin (April 22, 2005)
The Face of the Enemy? (April 11, 2005)
Lemon Harangue (April 9, 2005)
Spring, Sprung (April 3, 2005)
Chicago Sculptors: Carpe Diem (April 2, 2005)

Homer of the Transmundane (March 29, 2005)
Call It Initiative (March 24, 2005)
Working Up a Head of Steam (March 23, 2005)

Book It, Dano (February 23, 2005)
Hunter S. Thompson Commits Suicide at 67 (February 21, 2005)
They're Copyrighting the Commons, Again (February 20, 2005)
Smithsonian to Receive $3.6 Million Grant from Terra (February 16, 2005)
Missed One (February 15, 2005)
Finishing the Stricture (February 12, 2005)
NOVA is Go (February 8, 2005)
The Internets Catch Me Up With the Weeklies (February 7, 2005)
Bon Anniversaire à Moi (February 2, 2005)

Sosa... So Long! (January 31, 2005)
Who Wants In? (January 29, 2005)
Judgment, Skepticism and Impatience (January 25, 2005)
More to Come... I Swear (January 25, 2005)
Here and There (January 18, 2005)
Be Still My Heart (January 18, 2005)
Maybe it's the unwieldy acronym (January 17, 2005)
Flash Bulbs and Artifact Preservation: Myth Debunked! (January 17, 2005)
This and That (January 12, 2005)
Shame On Me (January 7, 2005)
Paschke's Final Interview (January 7, 2005)
Pfingsten Demands Satisfaction (January 7, 2005)
Our Guardians and Gatekeepers at the New Criterion (January 6, 2005)

Till Next Year... (December 31, 2004)
Not Seen in Art in America (December 27, 2004)
Art in America's Take, Transcribed (December 24, 2004)
Bri No Respect (December 23, 2004)
Ehh, Why Not? (December 21, 2004)
Getting Things Straight (December 18, 2004)
Addressing a Deficit of Dorking (December 17, 2004)
Fragmentary Thinking (December 15, 2004)
While the Getting's Good (December 9, 2004)
Sulking in Chicago (December 9, 2004)
Offline Crunch Time (December 8, 2004)
A Chicago Art Digest (December 6, 2004)
Quigley Returns (December 1, 2004)

Cranks and Hyperbolae All Around (November 30, 2004)
Paschke Price Points (November 30, 2004)
Paschke in the Dailies (November 28, 2004)
Ed Paschke (November 28, 2004)
Die Welt According to Herr Doktor Merkwürdichliebe (November 27, 2004)
Alan Weighs In (November 23, 2004)
Oh My Golly: or What a gas it was to see them (November 19, 2004)
Power and Portraits in Pyongyang (November 19, 2004)
Nothing to See Here (November 17, 2004)
Art Chicago Lives: or Location, location, location (November 16, 2004)
Artists: Increase the Size of Your Google... (November 9, 2004)
A Brief Explanation as to Why I Suck (November 8, 2004)
Expansion Fever, Catch It (November 8, 2004)
What the Doctor Ordered (November 3, 2004)
Concession Depression (November 3, 2004)

Rhymes With Blow (October 27, 2004)
Farewell, Mr. Darger (October 25, 2004)
Playoffs been very very good to me (October 19, 2004)
Paul Klein's Latest Venture (October 14, 2004)
George Bush, Art Lover (October 14, 2004)
A More Virtuous Circle (October 13, 2004)
Getting to Know You (October 11, 2004)
Need some wood? (October 9, 2004)
Getting All International On Us (October 6, 2004)

Up Close and Annotated: Art Institute Preview (September 29, 2004)
Brother Can You Spare Some Time? (September 27, 2004)
Art in a Political Season (September 27, 2004)
More Echoes of the Bildersturm (September 25, 2004)
Never Mind the Why and Wherefore (September 24, 2004)
Iconoclast Tumbler Strikes in Berlin (September 23, 2004)
Gallery Briefing (September 23, 2004)
Alan Artner is Making Sense, and other art fair business I've missed (September 21, 2004)
We've Lost Another (September 16, 2004)
Today's Gratuitous Non-art Post (September 16, 2004)
I'll Keep This Brief (September 13, 2004)
Gallery Briefing (September 11, 2004)
David Hits the Big One (September 8, 2004)
Down for the Count (September 4, 2004)
A Discouraging Art Fair Digest (September 1, 2004)

How Much for that Munch? (August 23, 2004)
Art Fairs a Go-Go (August 11, 2004)
Mad Dog 300? (August 7, 2004)
Three Fairs for Chicago (August 7, 2004)
I Want to Jam it With You (August 2, 2004)

'Nomah' No More (July 31, 2004)
Leave no footprint, only lunch specials (July 31, 2004)
Vik Muniz v. Yves Klein (July 28, 2004)
Obama (July 28, 2004)
More on Criticism... Hannum, Relyea, Husby (July 20, 2004)
Before Kurtz (July 16, 2004)
More Cribbed Elkins (July 16, 2004)
Summer Salons in the City (July 14, 2004)
Asleep at the Helm (July 14, 2004)
James Elkins on Our Moribund Critical Discourse (July 10, 2004)

Back From an East Coast Swing (June 28, 2004)
Heading East (June 19, 2004)
Dick Cheney, Skeptic in Chief (June 18, 2004)
Kissinger by Proxy (June 17, 2004)
Art Chicago Back Under the Big Top in '05 (June 14, 2004)
I'm just a nut who couldn't build a barbecue (June 14, 2004)
Smarty-pants Blogger on the Air (June 12, 2004)
I get my arts news from variety show hacks (June 12, 2004)
Still Alive (June 7, 2004)

Make a Run on Duct Tape? (May 26, 2004)
US v. VITW (May 22, 2004)
Our Institutional Revolutionary Party (May 18, 2004)
Stray Show Assessment (sort of) (May 15, 2004)
Denver Art Institutions Stepping Out (May 13, 2004)
It's Reality, Stupid (May 11, 2004)
Meet Your Allies (May 10, 2004)
Brief Art Chicago Project Space Update (May 8, 2004)
Rough Guide to Art Chicago 2004 (May 6, 2004)
Gallery Briefing (May 2, 2004)

Ahoy, Hoser (April 30, 2004)
Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm Hedges its Bets (April 30, 2004)
Our Poor Paragone (April 27, 2004)
A Clarity of Vision (April 14, 2004)
The Whirl of Kaleidoscope Ties (April 14, 2004)
Gallery Briefing (April 13, 2004)
Wow? (April 10, 2004)
Sugar Daddy (April 5, 2004)
Spring Forward (April 5, 2004)
Dustup (April 3, 2004)

Down the Eschatological Rabbit Hole (March 31, 2004)
A Shame (March 30, 2004)
A Question (March 26, 2004)
In Defense of Visual Studies (March 25, 2004)
Some Quick and Random Notes (March 21, 2004)
Kerry James Marshall on the Move (March 16, 2004)
Back with links in tow (March 9, 2004)

Late-Afternoon Addendum (February 26, 2004)
Daily Wanderings (February 26, 2004)
Freakish beasties, phat cash and two shiny new feeds (February 24, 2004)
Late to the Party (February 24, 2004)
Thursday's Excursion (February 21, 2004)
In Print (February 18, 2004)
News Item of the Day (February 18, 2004)
One for the Cynics (February 14, 2004)
So I've been linked to, eh? (February 13, 2004)
Around the Horn (February 13, 2004)
One Great Man (February 9, 2004)
Strange Days at the MCA (February 9, 2004)
Has the Lyric gone Lite? (February 7, 2004)
A Taste of Superior Linkage (February 2, 2004)

On the Air (January 30, 2004)