(Art Institute of Chicago)
The videos, poems and performances of Chicago-based artist and activist Gregg Bordowitz examine his queer, Jewish identity and his impact on AIDS activism in America.
Opens April 4
(Monique Meloche Gallery)
Gaignard’s photography and mixed-media installations operate at the intersection of race, gender and class.
Opens April 5
(Kavi Gupta Gallery)
Coming off a solo show at The Andy Warhol Museum, Shimoyama shows new portraiture taking up the complexities within the meeting of queer culture and black American culture.
Through May 25
(Filter Photo Space)
This year’s edition of the annual juried show of new photography is curated by Ariel Pate, assistant curator of photography at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Through April 27
(Woman Made Gallery)
Juried by gallerist Melanee Cooper, this group show focuses on and favors form, color, texture and mark-making over traditionally representational work.
Opens April 5
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.