Tag Archives: caroline picard

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Embracing the Cliché: An Interview with Michelle Grabner

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Embracing the Cliché: An Interview with Michelle Grabner

Caroline Picard interviews Michelle Grabner, artist, writer, and co-curator of the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

Center Field: Art in the Middle

Center Field | The Stage of Scientific Reproduction: An Interview with Jeremy Bolen

Center Field: Art in the Middle

Center Field | The Stage of Scientific Reproduction: An Interview with Jeremy Bolen

Columnist Caroline Picard speaks with Jeremy Bolen about his photographic investigations of phenomena invisible to the human eye.

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | The Past Lives of Books

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | The Past Lives of Books

Caroline Picard on the many forms that textual marginalia may take.

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Center Field | Two Histories of the World: Part Two

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Center Field | Two Histories of the World: Part Two

Caroline Picard looks at “Two Histories of the World,” a two-part exhibition taking place at two different venues and at two different points in time.

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Embodying the Disembodied: Leif Elggren at LAMPO

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Embodying the Disembodied: Leif Elggren at LAMPO

Caroline Picard shares her observations on Leif Elggren’s performance at the Graham Foundation (presented by LAMPO) last fall.

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | An Interview with Terri Kapsalis

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | An Interview with Terri Kapsalis

Caroline Picard talks to Terri Kapsalis, an artist, performer and writer whose work investigates bodies, and the means by which conclusions about the body are drawn.

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Transformation of Permission: An Interview with Millie Kapp

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Transformation of Permission: An Interview with Millie Kapp

Caroline Picard talks to Millie Kapp, an artist currently working with the collaborative performance group Husband, about the process of building a performance.

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

The Energetic Persistence of Water: An Interview with Mary Jane Jacob

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

The Energetic Persistence of Water: An Interview with Mary Jane Jacob

How might Buddhist frameworks help artists better understand the creative process, and art’s function in society?

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Ideas as Medium: An Interview with Laurie Palmer

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Ideas as Medium: An Interview with Laurie Palmer

Caroline Picard talks to Chicago artist Laurie Palmer about collaborative practices, political action, and how we might save the world.

How To Stretch an Arm Through a Gap : An Interview with Ellen Rothenberg

How To Stretch an Arm Through a Gap : An Interview with Ellen Rothenberg

While Ellen Rothenberg works in a range of scale and material, there is a tactile quality to her work–a directness that calls attention to the body. I always think of …

Active Blur: An Interview with Tsherin Sherpa

Active Blur: An Interview with Tsherin Sherpa

Tsherin Sherpa has a unique background. Trained as a Tibetan thangka painter in Nepal, he was raised within a specific regime of mark-making, proportion, and subject. Embedded in that tradition …

At the Center: An Interview With Brandon Alvendia

At the Center: An Interview With Brandon Alvendia

While conversations continue (albeit tiredly) to predict the demise of physical book production, new publishers continue to produce books. There is a wealth of new, bright-eyed small presses all over …

Negotiating an Artistic Practice in a Capitalist Ecology: An Interview with Anne Elizabeth Moore

Negotiating an Artistic Practice in a Capitalist Ecology: An Interview with Anne Elizabeth Moore

This introduction is short. Anne Elizabeth Moore gave such thorough answers, it seemed more important to let those stand than offer an interpretation of her merit. Safe to say having …

Reenacting a Many Possible Past: An Interview with Irina Botea

Reenacting a Many Possible Past: An Interview with Irina Botea

In college, I worked at a barn and my boss kept a special reenactment pony. The horse was prized above all others and regularly traveled the Southeast to reenact Civil …

Memorial Photographs: An Interview with Jason Lazarus

Memorial Photographs: An Interview with Jason Lazarus

When Michael Jackson died, an impromptu dance party took place just outside my window. A young woman pulled up in a car wearing her best 80s outfit; she turned on …

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Center Field: Sustaining Practices

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Center Field: Sustaining Practices

Lately I have been thinking a lot about sustainability and sustenance. Not the environmental kind of sustainability–the personal and emotional kind.  Chicago’s art community is rich in relationships, but like …