CHICAGO — In Pedro Cabrita Reis’s exhibition at the Arts Club of Chicago, A few lines, a façade inside and a possible staircase, the artist confuses the audience by blurring the lines between his work and the elements of the hosting building.
CHICAGO — A gallery at the Chicago Artists Coalition currently holds more than just a few pieces of art.
CHICAGO — Five digitally animated images of the sun twist, flare, and twitch within each of their screens.
CHICAGO — Although cats seem to be the current animal darlings of the art world, DOGS CHASE BALLS at Carrie Secrist Gallery focuses on the less-cooed-about creature.
MIAMI BEACH — This was the 10th year of Aqua Art Miami, which transforms the Aqua Hotel in Miami Beach into a boutique-like art fair. The fair overtook the first and second floors of the building, with art-filled rooms surrounding a small courtyard where visitors broke to dip their feet in the hot tub and sip $13 cocktails.
MIAMI BEACH — Ink Miami Art Fair, a salon-style fair within the Dorchester Hotel, opened its ninth edition on Wednesday, December 3. Exhibitors were housed in hotel suites, the “booth” a temporarily reclaimed room. The fair, as always, focused on works on paper, but strayed to include the occasional sculpture or drawing produced from cut-out steel.
CHICAGO — White paper sits on white matting within white frames hung on the white walls of Western Exhibitions, the unnerving blank expanse invoking a sense of being thrust into the heart of an endless maze.
LOS ANGELES — Upon entering Emma Gray’s 5 Car Garage, you must step delicately over writhing white masses to get a good look at the paintings.
CHICAGO — Large, bright photographs currently fill Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, printed from Kodachrome slides that date to the 1950s and ’60s. The photographs were curated by artist Jeff Phillips but feature subjects unrelated to him — he stumbled upon the slides in 2011 at a second-hand store in St. Louis.
CHICAGO — Greetings, Margot Bergman’s fourth solo exhibition at Corbett vs. Dempsey, feels like a gesture to the gesture in its titular painting.
CHICAGO — Joshua Kent stands barefoot, his palm outstretched and relaxed, in it a mid-size rose quartz crystal nuzzled against a loose pod of soil.
CHICAGO — Jim Bachor began his personal public-works project to repair potholes with mosaic works in the summer of 2013.