Frenetic gestures, long drips and staccato dapples defy the eye in Pittie’s paintings.
Opens May 4
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Wirsum continues to surprise and delight, and we’re lucky to have him.
Through June 22
New Age, New Age: Strategies for Survival
(DePaul Art Museum)
With the world seemingly at a breaking point, this exhibition takes the long view of artists embracing horoscopes, chakras, crystals and all sorts of alternatives to traditional Western culture.
Through August 11
Can You Hear Me Now?
(Museum of Contemporary Art)
This timely exhibition considers how speech, listening and public discourse is parsed in contemporary practices.
Through September 29
Document continues to show challenging and experimental photography, with new works by Laura Letinsky.
Through June 1
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.