10 Chicago Art Exhibitions to See This Winter / Hyperallergic

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. Culled from this group are 10 not-to-miss shows opening during this period that ask questions about climate change, tensions in the Middle East, long-gone Chicago cultural spaces, why […]

The Best of Chicago’s MDW Art Fair: Cat Taxidermy, Tarot, and Interactive Icebergs / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — MDW is not an art fair focused on sales and bringing in big-name collectors. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Co-founded and co-directed by threewalls, Roots & Culture, Document, and Public Media Institute, and run entirely collaboratively, MDW offers artists, curators, writers, and anyone involved or interested in the alternative artist-run space scene an opportunity […]

Review: A Wild Forest of Queer Aesthetics / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — Curator Danny Orendorff’s 19-artist exhibition All Good Things Become Wild and Free at Carthage College’s H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is a textually rich, difficult-to-describe arrangement. It is a forest plucked from the sewage system of Candyland-meets-Edward-Gorey’s-subconscious, populated by wild, overgrown glitter flowers, anus-like ruptures from neon-spray-painted, inflated, amorphous objects that […]