Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
So close, far away

So close, far away

Curada por Esteban King y Mia Lopez

Sector 2337 Chicago, Illinois, USA 10/13/2018 – 11/18/2018

This exhibition presents work by a group of artists from Mexico and Chicago who explore the parallels and intersections between art, communication and writing. Organized within the framework of the Lit and Luz Festival, So close, far away brings together a multitude of ways in which poetry, art, and literature manifest in artistic practices. The

Installation view, So close, far away, at Sector 2337, 2018. Image courtesy of the curator Installation view, So close, far away, at Sector 2337, 2018. Image courtesy of the curator Installation view, So close, far away, at Sector 2337, 2018. Image courtesy of the curator Esta exhibición reúne trabajos de un grupo de artistas provenientes

AFRICOBRA 50

AFRICOBRA 50

Gerald Williams, Wadsworth Jarrell, Jae Jarrell, Jeff Donaldson, and Barbara Jones-Hogu

Kavi Gupta Chicago, Illinois, USA 09/29/2018 – 03/11/2019

The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of AFRICOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists)—the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s. In commemoration, Kavi Gupta presents AFRICOBRA 50, a landmark exhibition of original works by the five founding members of

Africobra 50, Installation View at Kavi Gupta, 2018. Photo courtesy by Kavi Gupta. Africobra 50, Installation View at Kavi Gupta, 2018. Photo courtesy by Kavi Gupta. Africobra 50, Installation View at Kavi Gupta, 2018. Photo courtesy by Kavi Gupta. The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of AFRICOBRA (African Commune of Bad

Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez

Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez

Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez

Roots + Culture Chicago, Illinois, USA 09/07/2018 – 10/06/2018

Time shifting images exploiting the ambiguities inherent in historicizing the legacy of documentary and representational forms are at the center of new work by Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez. Employing diverse material from the recent past such as Playboy interviews with the Sandinista National Liberation Front, and declassified School of the America’s psychological operations manuals to question

Installation view, Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez at Roots & Culture, September 2018. Image courtesy of the artist Installation view, Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez at Roots & Culture, September 2018. Image courtesy of the artist Installation view, Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez at Roots & Culture, September 2018. Image courtesy of the artist Time shifting images exploiting the ambiguities inherent