Tag Archive for Slow

Pretty Grotesque

“To dignify life is an underpinning of my work. You see a hare dead on the road, remember it had life to it once,” says Joan Goldin brightly from behind her thick blue spectacles. “Myself, I have a very normal…

The New Chicago Imagist

Hopkin says that someone who’s been doing something for a long time develops a special complexity. His exhibition space (and apartment), fittingly named Slow, stands on 21st Street. Its intention: to defend what he calls “normal” local artists–the people who are happy to do what they love without concern for fame. John Henley is one such artist.

Many Truths

Paul Hopkin, curator of the Pilsen gallery Slow, embraces multiple perspectives in Slow’s newest show, “the low down.” The exhibition, a tribute to the subjectivity that colors our lives, features the work of photographers Caroline Allison and Danica Favorito and sculptor Jeffrey Grauel.

Loose Screws

When asked what traces of madness a potential psychopath might leave in the world, artists Laura Davis and Jason Dunda answer, respectively that the unhinged might either obsessively alter everyday objects, or spend way too much time in woodshop. Slow’s newest exhibition “Lock the Doors”–as its advertisement claims–leaves the visitor simultaneously “bewildered and bemused”.