Hairy Who? 1966-1969
Art Institute of Chicago
With the Art Institute finally paying notice, will Chicago finally surpass the long shadow of its most notable artistic fame?
EXPO Chicago 2018
Navy Pier, September 27-30
The seventh iteration of the revived Chicago art fair again brings the art world to Chicago (and vice versa).
South Side Stories: Rethinking Chicago Art, 1960–1980
Smart Museum and DuSable Museum
Two South Side venues combine to study the profound, as well as profoundly overlooked histories of the city’s most prolific artistic communities.
The First Lions
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
An exhibition and documentary on the founding of the UIMA, in time for the cultural re-gentrification of the neighborhood.
Gerald Williams guest-curates a retrospective to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the Chicago artists collective.
Elliot J. Reichert is a Chicago-based curator, critic, and editor. He is a currently Curator of Contemporary Art at the Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana Unversity, and Hatch Projects Curatorial Resident at the Chicago Artist Coalition. Formerly, he was Art Editor of Newcity and Assistant Curator at the Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University. His writing has been published in The Brooklyn Rail, the Journal of Visual Culture, and Newcity.