Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Slideshow: August in Pictures

Posted on Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 11:44 PM

An all-access wristband to Lollapalooza lured ARTslut to Chicago, where she tried desperately to maintain a balanced diet of live music, salty nuts, dirty martinis, and contemporary art.

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Although this 110-ton, $23 million, stainless steel sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor is officially named Cloud Gate, people call it The Bean.

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L.A.-based Mark Bradford is officially ARTslut's new favorite artist. His exhibition at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art took paper to a dimension we didn't yet know existed.

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Toronto's Crystal Castles lifted their name from She-Ra: Princess of Power. Alice Glass, the band's lead singer, somehow managed to stand up while crowd-surfing in Doc Martens.

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This Jeff Koons sculpture is but one of the titillating treasures in the exhibition "Pandora's Box: Joseph Cornell Unlocks the MCA Collection."

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Back in SA, the Current's Art Director presented an exhibition of his favorite covers, "Chuck Kerr's Top 15," at LoneStar Studios.

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Around the corner at FL!GHT Gallery, local artist Bryson Brooks opened a budget-minded exhibition that included the gold-leafed piece above, Bison Brooks.

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Just across the tracks at Alex Rubio's R Gallery, James R. Canales showed Memories of Lincoln.

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Also at R Gallery, Ivan Salcido's sculptural installation H.5/4/DF stole the show.


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