Campbell implies that there has been one constant in the experiences of women across generations: the sexual aggression of men.
Though the two shows examine the void in distinctly different ways, only one gets it right.
A survey at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago illustrates how the artist shifted from formalist painting to personal, political art.
From war loot to Saddam Hussein’s Star Wars obsession, an exhibition at MCA Chicago considers the costs of power and destruction.
Amanda Williams, an architect turned artist, has shifted her practice from constructing buildings, to making work that understands and reveals the social implications of how and when they are destroyed.
A retrospective at the MCA Chicago charts the many strands of Murakami’s painting practice, from his early Nihonga style to recent Buddhist iconography.
Two video installations currently at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago place the viewer within images and their history, and demand we look at them differently.
CHICAGO — When he studied art history in the 1970s in Los Angeles, Kerry James Marshall was struck by the absence of black artists in the “canon.”
CHICAGO — Three major exhibitions devoted to Pop art that opened last year broadened the purview of this movement as a primarily Western (American) phenomenon by unearthing lesser-known artists to provide a global view of art in the 1960s and ‘70s.
CHICAGO — This is not really a review of the exhibition David Bowie Is.
CHICAGO — Invented in 2011, Zachary Cahill’s USSA 2012 began as a one-off joke, a half-sketched theoretical future where America was reshaped as a socialist nation.
The Hairy Who is not the backing band of the Austrian pop singer Conchita Wurst. Still, it’s hard to believe the members of the Hairy Who, one of several coteries of artists who came together in the 1960s–1970s under the broader moniker of the Chicago Imagists, would not have celebrated this transgender performer, not so much because she won the Eurovision song contest last weekend or because she is biologically a he, but because, along with voluptuous hair, long lashes and sequined robes, Conchita has a beard.