New Exhibitions Start January 14–16

Michael Joo: Sensory Meridian (Elizabeth St. Location)

Begins January 14

Kavi Gupta Gallery - West Loop

A multi-media exhibition of works by Michael Joo. Three new sculptures of disincarnate body parts, alchemized from scans of historical works in the Smithsonian Archives, explore issues of representation, transmission, and transformation.


Hockney in Normandy

Begins January 14

Gray Gallery – Online

Gray presents an online exhibition of new prints by David Hockney, created at his studio in Normandy. Rendering views of the studio's interior as well as scenes from the surrounding countryside, Hockney's recent iPad paintings and suite of landscape prints highlight Hockney’s singular sense of line and form and his longstanding commitment to exploring perspective as mediated by technology.


Virginio Ferrari: Cosmos

Begins January 15

Bridgeport Art Center - Bridgeport 



Bold Move: Thérèse Mulgrew and Robert Porazinski

Begins January 15

Gallery Studio Oh! - Ravenswood

A two-person exhibition featuring portraiture and still life paintings by Thérèse Mulgrew and abstract, geometric oil paintings and sculptures by Robert Porazinski.



BlackManWhiteBaby: MockingBird.

Begins January 15

Bert Green Fine Art - Michigan Avenue

Using the self portrait to focus attention on the black body as a locus for the recognition of the lack of justice in American life and history. The presence of the white baby doll and the use of gender fluidity introduces a flexible, performative power to the work, allowing the artist to wield a powerful critique of cultural touchstones, which he then proceeds to demolish.



Vista 2021: Contemporary Landscape

Begins January 15

Addington Gallery - River North



Evanston + Vicinity Biennial

Begins January 16

Evanston Art Center - Evanston