Of the Earth
Polish American artist Olga Ziemska creates five large-scale sculptures using reclaimed tree branches and other natural materials found on the Arboretum’s 1,700-acre grounds.
Opens May 26
Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross
(Elmhurst Art Museum)
The Michelangelo of the superheroes has a solo exhibition, accompanied by life-sized sculptures of superheroes in nearby Wilder Park.
Opens June 2
(Cleve Carney Museum of Art)
The title pretty much says all you need to know about this blockbuster exhibition, yes?
Opens June 3
Gary Simmons: Public Enemy
(Museum of Contemporary Art)
The first comprehensive career survey of the L.A.-based artist, whose work situates “questions of race, class, and gender identity at the center of contemporary art discourse.”
Opens June 13
Brenda Draney: Drink from the river
(Arts Club of Chicago)
The first exhibition in the United States of the indigenous artist whose paintings “reference a collective self that… [includes] past generations and current community members.”
Opens June 14