The poetic history of melons, odes to Arabic calligraphy, and a dystopian badminton court were among the highlights across 55 galleries.
Max L. Feldman
Max L. Feldman is a writer and educator based in Vienna, Austria. His writing on contemporary art, philosophy, and politics has been published widely, and he has taught Philosophy at Heythrop College (University of London) and The University of Roehampton, London. You can read all his published writing at www.maxlfeldman.com
Artists Who Resist the Gaze of Collectors
Images by Kameelah Janan Rasheed and an exhibition curated by Sol Camacho avoided trendy visuals or themes at EXPO Chicago.
Milena Büsch’s Large Paintings Parody Consumer Culture
These deceptively decorative works critique the conventions and implied values of the classic bourgeois interior.
Ellie Ga’s Empire of Texts
Like Italo Calvino or Umberto Eco, Ga’s theme is a search for a truth that leaves signs everywhere, but remains out of reach.