Decades before the screenshot, Howardena Pindell pioneered the relationship between found images and manipulated surfaces with chance drawings on her television screen.
In the era of Fake News, is it any longer critical for art to imitate life while neglecting its beauty?
The show represents a welcome opportunity to examine some of the museum’s holdings that are rarely displayed, including sumptuously illustrated papyrus sheets and playfully decorated tomb bricks.
Holmquist returns to Chicago with paintings, prints and ceramics that don’t just challenge identity, they celebrate its fluidity.
Abney’s paintings contain all of the dramatic grandeur and import of the figurative works which are fêted dutifully in the past centuries of Paris and London, but depict the trappings of our present.
Rothenberg’s room-sized installation collages images of haunting objects from the Spertus Institute’s archives of Judaica and the Holocaust with photographs of migrant camps in present-day Germany.
Painter and teacher David Criner’s show of new, large abstractions sees the artist revisiting themes from his days as a student, when you can imagine it was easier to look at the world eyes agog.