“Plots & Hems” anchors Freeby’s interdisciplinary, labor-intensive practice, which explores her family history and the history of American civil rights.
The spaces on the gallery walls in between the differently-shaped canvases allow the viewer to really question the concept of endless space.
“Ship of Tolerance” is a whimsical, and refreshingly irony-free, piece of conceptual art, offering an anodyne message of hope and peace.
This year, the fair successfully moved closer to balancing local and international contemporary global perspectives.
Newcity caught up with attendees to find what work caught their eye.
This year my north star was the little works.
Mary Porterfield’s ability to elegantly render the loss of independence is the result of years of deep respect, observation and connection with those she is a caretaker for.
Cruz reinterprets and brings to life individual histories that are often stigmatized, specifically of queer folks and minorities.
Two new Chicago Bears statues at Soldier Field are indicative of Chicago’s deep racial divide.
Coinciding with EXPO Chicago, the artist-run project space is organizing a miniature art fair: literally. The tiny booths are radical agents for inclusivity and opportunity.