Tuesday morning I took two buses to 46th & Western and picked up a car from Enterprise. Back at my place I shlepped five boxes containing ten framed 16″x20″ drawings down three flights of stairs, filling all available space in the little vehicle, then drove north. Stan Klein and his dog Ella met me atContinue reading “Hang”

Firecat vs. Pigasus

Dmitry Samarov—CTA Drawings Firecat Projects, 2124 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60647 8/24/2018—9/20/2018 Opening Reception: Friday, August 24th, 7-10pm Every time I get on a CTA bus or train is like the curtain parting on a brand-new play. I never know who will be the star or just a bit player. Every passenger who gets onContinue reading “Firecat vs. Pigasus”

Aggressive or Insane?

Monday night at the bar. A guy in his late twenties sits left of the taps, right where the sinks are. He orders a PBR and thanks me profusely, then goes back to casting his serial-killer eyes around the room. He comes to the bar pretty regularly but usually takes a table in the back.Continue reading “Aggressive or Insane?”