This exhibition at ICA/Boston presents works by 20 contemporary artists — many of them immigrants or members of the African diaspora — that highlight current migration events.
In Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World, 21 artists draw on age-old fantasy stories to explore contemporary social issues.
Though Out of Easy Reach has a unifying theme, it presents a variety of tastes and approaches in a way that feels like ungainly curation which ultimately does not clarify how these women artists now steer the conversation about abstraction.
No burden as heavy, on view at David Castillo Gallery, feels like a response to history’s weight: how heavily the past’s truths and fictions weigh, how often they (for better or worse) repeat themselves.
Gray Matters, featuring 37 artists working almost exclusively in shades of gray, is a dazzling exhibition.
“Sometimes I say I make pictures of things that don’t exist but everyone knows they’re there.”
Every autumn in New York, leaves fall, grass turns brittle, and people are reminded of death.