Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Developer/Publisher - Nintendo
Directors - Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Daiki Iwamoto and Takuhiro Dohta
Producer - Eiji Aonuma
Programmers - Kenji Matsutani and Hiroshi Umemiya
Artist - Satoru Takizawa
Writer - Akihito Toda
Composers - Manaka Kataoka and Yasuaki Iwata
Platform - Nintendo Switch Wii U
Release - March 3, 2017
There's something special ...
"Provoke": Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975
Art Institute of Chicago
Through April 30, 2017
Galleries 1–4 and 10
Modern Japan is that enigmatic place that has fascinated me since my youth. Anime nor Manga were really on the scene in 1980s Indiana, so most of my early impressions were limited ...
2016 was an incredibly diverse year in comics. Personal memoirs, revamping superheroes, meditations on philosophy and politics, bogus utopias, and the creation of exciting new universes could be found. With so much great work being produced, it is felt to create a list that identifies one book as better ...
Final Fantasy XV (The Long Long Drive...)
November 29, 2016
How do you get past the frustration when playing something you really want to love? This question has been omnipresent for many who have played recent installments of Final Fantasy. Pause, rethink and keep on truckin'... has been my approach ...
Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
Through January 10, 2017
Photography Galleries 1-4
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60603
Having endured one of the most polarizing and vitriolic Presidential elections this country has seen in recent history, the current exhibition, Humanism + Dynamite = ...
In the late 1980s Mitch Eckert and I spent the better part of 4 years attempting to wrap our minds around the ideas of Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, Susan Sontag, Walter Benjamin, and a number of other heady thinkers while studying at the John Herron School of Art in ...
I was first introduced to Mike Norton and Battlepug, while listening to 11 O'Clock Comics (possibly the best comics podcast in the history of humankind) back in 2011. I jumped in, and I must say that Mike has guided me through some truly bizarre (and enjoyable) territory over the ...
Moholy-Nagy: Future Present
September 30, 2016 through January 3, 2017
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
When I was first introduced to László Moholy-Nagy in the late 1980s I struggled to get my mind around the theories he explored and his use of nontraditional materials. In ...
Expo Chicago 2016
THE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION OF CONTEMPORARY & MODERN ART
CHICAGO | NAVY PIER
September 13-16, 2016
A Reflection & Couple Questions
Art fairs in most cases tend to reside in a similar space. The focus is upon commerce, being seen, wining and dining, and other related activities that I tend to lack ...