Post image for Get Your Bruce On! Fall Courses Announced at the BHQFU

Oh, my! So many free classes to choose from.

Post image for Sotheby’s Private Sales Drop by Nearly Half

In the latest sign of trouble at Sotheby’s, artnet News reported that the company’s second-quarter report displayed a significant drop in private sales. (As opposed to public auctions, in a private sale, Sotheby’s is consigned a work of art and then privately approaches individuals about buying the work.) For the first half of 2014, Sotheby’s made $294 million in private sales, as compared with $561 million over the same period in 2013. That’s a 48 percentage point drop.

Post image for Communal Curiosity in the Suburbs of Chicago: Heidi Norton at Elmhurst Art Museum

Initially, Heidi Norton’s Prismatic Nature at the Elmhurst Art Museum looks very trendy—live plants are all the rage. However, Norton is arguably one of the reasons why there is a plants-in-the-gallery trend in the first place. With the addition of all of this literal and literary content to peruse, Prismatic Nature has a distinct emphasis on research—though not the dry, didactic kind…

Post image for [NSFW] This Week’s Awful Porn Star Tribute to Bruce Nauman

Balls.

Post image for This Week’s Must See Art Events: Future Perfect

This week is heavy on all things futuristic: digital art, space travel, and video games.