Carl Hammer Gallery
A sculptor’s enigmatic mixed-media assemblages speak riddles about the lives of young black women in America.
Sarah Reynolds and Fuyumi Murata
Having shown their sculptural work together last year in Japan, the pair will surely please again.
Former Chicagoan Edie Fake returns with colorful and graphic paintings evoking gender fluidity and the ties between mental and sexual health.
Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
Art Institute of Chicago
From London’s Fourth Plinth to the Art Institute’s outdoor terrace, a monumental bronze sculpture of a skeletal horse yokes culture to capital.
Mayorga’s sickly sweet installations offer un-saccharine views of life between Mexico and the United States.
Elliot J. Reichert is a Chicago-based curator, critic, and editor. He is a currently a Hatch Projects Curatorial Resident at the Chicago Artist Coalition and Art Editor of Newcity. Formerly, he was 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.