There are no common moves among artists in The Chicago Cli-Fi Library, except environmental grief as expressed through art-making.
A group exhibition featuring almost 20 artists suggests directions for visual art in response to climate change.
At Goldfinch gallery in Chicago, an exhibition pays homage to the plant species that thrive amid the city’s concrete plots.
CHICAGO — There will be hundreds of exhibitions between now and the end of March, when the weather starts to warm up around these Middle West parts. Here’s 10.
CHICAGO, Illinois — Walking down an urban Chicago street on a quiet Sunday afternoon, I noticed a gathering of greenery nestled in the crack of a sidewalk jutting up against a cement wall. These small moments of nature poking through the urban landscape reveal themselves when we are not paying attention to anything particular, but rather reveling in what is alive around us. It is in these moments that Chicago-based artist Jenny Kendler’s work situates itself, wrapping around the mind like a vine crawling up the exterior of a 100-year-old brick building.