Tag: AIC

  • Were you Talking to Me?

    Were you Talking to Me?

    Sharon Hayes is the epitome of what formalist and conservative aesthetes hate about contemporary art. Her work is queer, political and feminist but these aren’t the only reasons to love her.

  • Ultimate Absence: Ana Mendieta at AIC

    Ultimate Absence: Ana Mendieta at AIC

    If ever there were a place where the body of Cuban-born American artist Ana Mendieta is hauntingly absent, it is in the Art Institute of Chicago’s current exhibition. The presence of these important images, some of which are representations of the artist’s body, are reminders that much of the content of Mendieta’s often-ephemeral practice occurred…