Sylvie Fortin speaks about her methodologies during her curatorial residency developing “I don’t know you like that: The Bodywork of Hospitality” at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts.
An exhibition that proposes the body as refuge, the body as a vessel for care, and the body as a site for future possibilities.
Gary LaPointe Jr. uses an altered toolbox to anchor his exhibition, as each surrounding piece references the materiality of the original object.
The exhibition Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue offers community and friendship as a framework; a mutual regard and a shared set of values rendered visible.
Sixty’s selection of art exhibitions and events in Chicago and the Midwest for June 2022.
The queer “wild zone” is defined and interpreted through Jess T. Dugan’s portraiture and Ryan Patrick Krueger’s pre-Stonewall archival exhibition On Longing.
Reflections on nearly a century of fictional and speculative Black president portrayals, artists’ responses to the Obama era, and the power of comedy.
In his solo show A Vibe Called Death: The Black Afterlife, Allen Moore determines how Blackness can be used through the lens of Afro-Futurism.
Michael Khuth, a queer Khmer-American lens-based artist and independent curator, speaks about intuition, the parallels between collage and curation, and working with unconventional gallery spaces in pandemic times.
The six artists in FEMME at FLXST Contemporary demonstrate the divine connection that holds the stories of femmes in small, intimate, and bold ways.
In “Space to Say,” artists Yesenia Bello, Salvador Dominguez, and Yasmeen Nematt Alla hold space for people to speak, listen, feel, and flow within the in-betweenness of language.
Sixty’s selection of art exhibitions and events in Chicago and the Midwest for May 2022.
Cindy Sherman’s photographs become a focal point for understanding the author’s myriad selves.
Bob Thompson’s searing canvases set the Smart Museum’s galleries ablaze, the same way they lit up galleries almost sixty years ago.
In This Too Shall Pass at Ralph Arnold Gallery, the artists’ works speak to the knotty impossibilities of living and dying in a world marked by capital and consumption.
Artist Azadeh Gholizadeh uses geometric abstraction to depict landscapes in tapestries while probing how identities are inextricably tied to the environment.
Sangi Ravichandran talks about life, death, pain, and her current weaving practice.
Sixty’s selection of art exhibitions and events in Chicago and the Midwest for April 2022.
Muña is a 3-month art writing program providing a cohort of six writers the opportunity to critically and creatively engage with art writing strategies, readings, exercises, and conversations. The program is structured for writers to develop and refine their practices through guided workshops and peer-review feedback. Application Deadline: May 1, 2022
Challenging and temporal, General Objects at Heaven Gallery is steeped in art objects that disregard, interrogate, and humor the classification of the object itself.
The exhibition Crip* at Gallery 400 buzzes with pride, celebration, vulnerability, and reclamation from a group of artists identifying as disabled or a non-normative identity.
In A.J. McClenon’s exhibition Notes From VEGA, the artist assembles everyday materials of Black life from organic and inorganic matter.
Sixty’s selection of art exhibitions and events in Chicago and the Midwest for March 2022.
A deep dive into two exhibitions at Dragon Crab Turtle gallery in St. Louis through the aesthetics of “naivety”.
A look into the practice and process of illustrator, designer, teaching artist, and spiritual cultural worker Teshika Silver.
Sixty’s selection of art exhibitions and events in Chicago and the Midwest for February 2022.
Ally Fouts invites you to explore the works and themes in the exhibition UTENSIL at Comfort Station through a series of prompts and thoughts.
The exhibition Smashing into my heart at The Renaissance Society looks at friendship as a condition, a model, and a metaphor for art.
12 Kalpas from Terrestrial to Celestial and Everywhere in Between grapples with complex topics like gender identity and our relationship to the environment by investigating the Buddhist myth-folktale Twelve Sisters.
Kevin Stuart’s vibrant paintings in between all saints day and halloween answers the question of what one does in the interim moments of our lives.