CHICAGO — The Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, which opened in 2009, has reinstated its contemporary collection after giving over most of the space in 2015 to a much-lauded retrospective of the American sculptor Charles Ray.
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In Both Sides of the Mirror, a show of video pieces and photographs at C33 Gallery, Marlo Koch presents the results of exposing herself to the world of mainly-male desire in ways that are amused, satirical, and ultimately tenderhearted.
CHICAGO — In a show of works on paper at a new Chicago artist-run space, Cultivator, painter Anne Harris depicts the female body in a way that brings to mind writer Christine Alic’s phrase “the contested landscape of the female gaze.”
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CHICAGO — In the entire history of art, how many works depict a tree as their main subject?
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CHICAGO — It is the duality of indigo’s beauty and its intimate connection with human degradation that artist Jovencio de la Paz explores in his current exhibition of batik works.
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CHICAGO — An event at the Chicago Cultural Center brought together two strands of African-American culture in Chicago: the wide-ranging exhibition of paintings by Archibald Motley, and an hour of readings by two African-American Chicago writers, Latoyah Wolfe and Eric May.