This month, thaw out with the freshest in intersectional artistic practices and juried shows of new work.
A surprise sale of a number of Asian artworks from the Art Institute of Chicago’s permanent collection raises questions.
The exhibition delivers a rather mixed message, while confirming the importance of the celebratory, abstract art made by artists of African descent who worked in the 1950s and 1960s.
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Irony-free and virtuosic, Hofmann’s sculptures do not belong in the mordant world of contemporary art.
Pouring over the living archives of the Non-Aligned Movement and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Naeem Mohaiemen’s three-channel video reflects upon the hopes and failures born within the alternative political and social imaginaries propelled by those who sought to counter the dual hegemony of the Western bloc and the Soviet Union.
Fagundo’s colorful image cycles consider the impulses built into perception, as well as the myriad possibilities of visual syntax.
Blietz’s paintings of Wisconsin cows take advantage of the amorphous dark blotches on the Holstein’s white hide to toggle back and forth between spatial depth and surface pattern.
March on over to Chicago’s most promising spring exhibitions.
A look back on the forty-year career of America’s preeminent photographer as his newest work breaks new ground.