The artist’s site-specific museum exhibition Three Parallels glows with choreographed colored light.
Canadian City Clashes With Artist Over a Park’s Racist History
The city of Calgary commissioned artist Annie Wong to create a site-specific work addressing the problematic history of James Short Park. So why was it taken down after four days?
Jean Shin Wants to Change the Tide of Pollution and Extinction
The artist’s Freshwater installation at Philadelphia Contemporary features a living, breathing fountain, mussels and all.
An Exhibition Offers an Ode to the Nuances of Diasporic Identities
Collectively, the artists in Open Call present a series of equally localized and haptic meditations on what it takes to be present in an increasingly globalized world.
Theaster Gates Finds Community in Labor
Gates joins ideas of labor, function, and property with aesthetic and art historical concerns.
Beer With a Painter: Judy Pfaff
“Generosity and openness are important to me, so that the viewer is not intimidated, threatened, or belittled.”
Isaac Julien’s Political Memory
Western Union: Small Boats provokes our dread and desire.
Rachelle Dang’s Meditation on Past and Present
If white often symbolizes innocence and purity, Dang’s pervasive use of the color gives her tropical tableau a ghostly, washed-out feel.
An Abandoned Detroit Church Poetically and Subtly Divided in Two
Manal Shoukair’s installation at Shylo Arts, a transparent scrim stretched across the entire space at about chest level, is an understated but powerful intervention.
Danh Vo’s Elegy for Democracy
Drawing on many genres and styles, Vo meditates on history, freedom, love, faith, and death.
An Installation Weaves Through a Brooklyn Cemetery Chapel
Aaron Asis has strung fuchsia parachute cord through the chapel at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery as part of a series of interventions at the burial ground.
A Blimp Floats in a Gallery, Imagining the View from Space
CHICAGO — The Sidney R. Yates gallery in the Chicago Cultural Center is a large space on the top floor of a neoclassical-style building on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue.