Read the first review of the Curatorial Studies Exhibition by Blair Schulman on Cupcakes in Regalia
See you tonight at the opening! 7 – 11pm. 4124 Warwick Blvd. Apt. B!
BEST USE OF KICKSTARTER FUNDS
The Hot Tub Dialogues at Subterranean Gallery
with the help of 58 kickstarter backers, Ayla Rexroth and Clayton Skidmore raised $2773.00 to cover the installation of a hot tub in their basement apartment, which doubles as an art gallery. The Jacuzzi, which was donated by an exhibiting artists parents, served as a wet, hot podium for a series of three discussions that included regional curators, artists, and an architect. An audience of 30 squeezed into tiny plastic folding chairs to eavesdrop on a brilliant mix of high- and lowbrow art talk. The Hot Tub Dialogues encouraged speakers to reveal a little more (skin and theory) than usual, when discussing art, life and their careers. File under Best Talent Pool.
If you’re intent on driving an automobile into the maelstrom now known as First Fridays you realize that, in certain situations, size does matter. Perhaps it’s only fair that an event intended to reduce viewer stress should first induce some. Continue reading
KCUR’s Central Standard:
A Call For Arts Criticism in KC <Listen!
By ANDREA SILENZI AND JABULANI LEFFALL
On this Wednesday’s Central Standard, a conversation about the importance of art criticism in the process of art-making and reception. We’ll hear why a San Francisco arts publication called Art Practical devoted an entire issue to our local scene. Continue reading
Art Practical: Shotgun Review of The Hot Tub Dialogues.
By Nicole Mauser