Jessica Labatte: Knee-deep in the cosmic overwhelm
The isolation of the pandemic and the blurred boundaries between artist and parent inspired this visually opulent new photo, video and sculptural work.
Opens September 16
Solo(s): Krista Franklin
(DePaul Art Museum)
This solo presentation takes collaboration as its theme, displaying collage work that references both pop culture and the African diaspora.
Opens September 8
Bridget Riley Drawings: From the Artist’s Studio
(Art Institute of Chicago)
Drawings spanning the British artist’s multi-decade career illustrate her longstanding interest in optical, eye-popping abstraction.
Opens September 17
Newcity Breakout Artist Caroline Kent presents new acrylic paintings on linen, using abstraction as a way to build language and meaning.
Opens September 10
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s
Nearly ninety works from the Barjeel Art Foundation feature nonfigurative work, incorporating Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decorative patterns into fresh interpretations of modernisms.
Opens September 22