Jenn Smith

Jenn Smith

Top Ten Books:

  1. On Ptg (College Art Association Conference Open Studio Panel on Painting)
  2. The Indiscipline of Painting, edited by Sarah Shalgosky et al
  3. Tenth of December by George Saunders
  4. Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast by Hannah Gamble
  5. Letters to a Young Artist (compiled by Art on Paper)
  6. Daily rituals : how artists work by Mason Currey
  7. Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
  8. David Shrigley : brain activity by David Shrigley
  9. Draw it with your eyes closed : the art of the art assignment edited by Dushko Petrovich and Roger White
  10. Amy Sillman : third person singular by Ian Berry

Top Ten Movies:

  1. Wild At Heart, David Lynch, (1990)
  2. Dead Man, Jim Jarmusch (1995)
  3. Flash Gordon, Mike Hodges (1980)
  4. Modern Times, Charles Chaplin (1936)
  5. Face/Off, John Woo (1997)
  6. Margot at the Wedding, Noah Baumbach (2007)
  7. The Awful Truth, Leo McCarey (1937)
  8. Moon, Duncan Jones (2009)
  9. Withnail & I, Bruce Robinson (1987)
  10. Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks (1974)

Top Ten Albums:

  1. T. Rex, Electric Warrior
  2. The Beatles, Abbey Road
  3. Animal Collective, Merriweather Post Pavillion
  4. The Smiths, Hatful of Hollow
  5. Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III
  6. Elliott Smith, Figure 8
  7. Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
  8. David Bowie, Hunky Dory
  9. Otis Redding, Pain in my Heart
  10. Neutral Milk Hotel, In the Aeroplane over the Sea

Top Ten Chicago:

  1. Garfield Park Conservatory
  2. 12th Street Beach
  3. off-limits rooftop of Mana Contemporary building
  4. Flaxman Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  5. Klas Restaurant, Cicero
  6. Osaka Japanese Garden, Jackson Park
  7. Jumping Bean Cafe, Pilsen
  8. Aji Ichiban candy store, Chinatown
  9. Concrete walkway behind Shedd Aquarium
  10. Palmer Square Park (at night), Logan Square

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