Bani Abidi: The Man Who Talked Until He Disappeared
(Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago)
A spare but strong survey of photographs, video, prints and installation work, exhibiting dark humor and tenderness, hinting at the absurdity of bureaucracy and nationalism.
Through June 5, 2022
Young, Gifted and Black: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art
A traveling group exhibition that features a thrilling array of work by contemporary Black artists, exploring topics from identity to abstraction, remaking art history in the process.
Through December 11
Views From Somewhere: Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Using wit and a keen sense of composition, Rafferty creates image-based works that mine the history of photography to make sense of the digital world.
Through December 18
Rachel Harrison: Assorted Varieties
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
For Harrison’s first gallery exhibition in Chicago, she unveils four new sculptures, as well as wall-mounted works, that take both art history and pop culture as inspiration.
Through January 8, 2022
Ray Johnson c/o
(Art Institute of Chicago)
A selection of collaborative mail art projects and collage work that attempts to assess the artistic contributions of an enigmatic artist.
Opens November 26