Art Top 5: April 2019 — ELLIOT REICHERT

New City , 04.02.2019

1
Gregg Bordowitz

(Art Institute of Chicago)
The videos, poems and performances of Chicago-based artist and activist Gregg Bordowitz examine his queer, Jewish identity and his impact on AIDS activism in America.
Opens April 4

2
Genevieve Gaignard

(Monique Meloche Gallery)
Gaignard’s photography and mixed-media installations operate at the intersection of race, gender and class.
Opens April 5

3
Devan Shimoyama
(Kavi Gupta Gallery)
Coming off a solo show at The Andy Warhol Museum, Shimoyama shows new portraiture taking up the complexities within the meeting of queer culture and black American culture.
Through May 25

4
Context 2019

(Filter Photo Space)
This year’s edition of the annual juried show of new photography is curated by Ariel Pate, assistant curator of photography at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Through April 27

5
Abstractly Speaking

(Woman Made Gallery)
Juried by gallerist Melanee Cooper, this group show focuses on and favors form, color, texture and mark-making over traditionally representational work.
Opens April 5