The art of co-creating a “direct response to the everyday chaos of economic hardships, violence, perpetual poverty, and systemic racism that pervades our communities” is what is truly on view at SWF through Pratt, Manglano-Ovalle and Chin’s interventions.
Moki’s work in “Communicate How?” are examples of how art can exceed its often-stultifying static position, using an aesthetic of ecstatic vibrancy that invites and piques curiosity.
Every piece, and even the walls behind them, has been tastefully designed and expertly crafted.
Her hiring seems to signal a recommittal by the institution to remain at the forefront of international, cutting-edge contemporary art.
A 21.5-inch stainless steel square table is the site of one of Chicago’s newest alternative gallery spaces.
Chicago’s art community gets back into the swing of things with an exciting fall arts season.
The viewer has to look hard, both to identify the work and to make sense of the message.
Sheesley began a three-year project in 2017 with The Conservation Foundation to paint landscapes of the Fox River Valley, including the Farnsworth House’s relationship to the Fox River.
Lovell reanimates the lives of his unknown subjects, pairing each with a found object that hints at both a personal and a collective history.
In each of these works, Taha and Coleman share intimate excerpts of their lives and the worlds that shaped them.