The artwork seemed to lack enough gravity for this moment.
Chicago’s spring art season is in full swing, with an exhibition of Frida Kahlo’s personal photos, a look at the city’s artist-run spaces and much more.
In “Seeing Chicago,” Olowu creates a self-portrait of Chicago via the art and artists that the city has invested in.
Chicago artist and educator Mara Baker doesn’t consider herself an activist, but her life’s work is activation.
The virtuosity here is closer to Kandinsky than to comic books.
“Femme-bodied people of color are always the last to be represented in the art world.”
Exhibitions like this, of important gifts from smart, dedicated collectors, remind us that actual people––benefactors––stand behind the artworks we enjoy.
Raina communicates a strong sense of the profound and devotional.
In the work selected for this exhibition, contemporary life is more like a problem than an opportunity.
Walking through Silke Otto-Knapp’s exhibition, I am reminded of the many elusive ways that painting can invite us into its enigmatic theater.