Exact Dutch Yellow
(Chicago Cultural Center)
Luftwerk Studio uses a nineteenth-century color taxonomy based on the natural world to create immersive, abstracted light installations in the People’s Palace.
Opens October 8
Nazafarin Lofti: A Garden to Build
(University Galleries of Illinois State University)
Through drawings, photographs, sculptures and prints, SAIC alum Nazafarin Lofti considers the structures that serve to enclose us, both physically and societally.
Through October 16
Lola Ayisha Ogbara: Hues of Black & Blue
(Hyde Park Art Center)
Featuring sculptures made during the artists’ HPAC ceramics apprenticeship, Ogbara uses the cultural connotations of black and blue to explore the multidimensionality Black feminine identity.
Through November 19
(Austin Town Hall)
Tiffany M. Johnson, the Park District’s inaugural curator-in-residence, presents a group exhibition exploring the lived experiences of Black and Brown people navigating public space.
Through October 22
Chicago Works: Gregory Bae
The late artist’s first solo museum exhibition illustrates how Bae was able to transform mundane objects and natural phenomena into poetic meditations on time, and our relationship to it.
Through January 29, 2023