Stockyard Institute: 25 Years of Art and Radical Pedagogy
(DePaul Art Museum)
Archival material, project ephemera and a full-scale working radio station are part of this transformative civic art practice’s retrospective.
Through February 13, 2022
If only this mountain between us could be ground to dust
(Art Institute of Chicago)
In their first exhibition in a major U.S. museum, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme use video, installation and performance to counter the erasure of Palestinian experiences.
Through January 3, 2022
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Vibrant canvases and tapestries from the late, utopic Swedish artist and fashion designer are on display here, alongside a rarely seen soft sculpture.
Through October 9, 2021
Michiko Itatani: Personal Codes: Virtual Cube in the Kitchen
(4th Ward Project Space)
Long-held scientific questions are at the heart of this Chicago-based painter’s highly detailed, cosmic works.
Through October 10
Unyimeabasi Udoh: Title Case
(Tiger Strikes Asteroid Chicago)
This 2021 Breakout Artist ponders the visibility of absence in this solo exhibition, using hanging letter garlands and site-specific works.
Through October 16