“We’re all now isolated in our pods but still very susceptible to the outside noise of the world: I am guilty of this.”
Not Taking the 1990s Very Seriously
The group show SQUIRTS at Regina Rex is small and succinct but manages to convey a lot in the gallery’s diminutive space. April Childers, David Leggett, and Max Maslansky mine pop culture imagery to deliver — according to the press release — “hard and fast truths through urgent expression.” The artists in the show share a strong tendency toward irony, the use of found objects and imagery, sexual awkwardness, cheeky humor, and work that is just plain fun to look at.
The Best of Chicago’s MDW Art Fair: Cat Taxidermy, Tarot, and Interactive Icebergs
CHICAGO — MDW is not an art fair focused on sales and bringing in big-name collectors. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.