Art Top 5: July 2019 — Kerry Cardoza

Newcity Art, 06.27.2019

1
Eric J. Garcia: The Bald Eagle’s Toupee
(DePaul Art Museum)
Part of the National Veterans Art Museum’s first-ever triennial, Garcia’s immersive installation offers a satirical critique of the militarization of U.S. culture.
Through August 11

2
Yoko Ono: Poetry, Painting, Music, Objects, Events and Wish Trees
(Poetry Foundation)
Ono brings her wish trees to Chicago, staged in tandem with “Arising” at the SAIC library, another participatory work, which asks women to offer testament to experiences of harm.
Through August 22

3
Saturnine
(Chicago Manual of Style)
A group exhibition featuring Chicago artist Assaf Evron, assembling sculptural elements, painting and video, all of which explore the concept of melancholia.
Through July 26

4
Sara Cwynar: Image Model Muse

(Milwaukee Art Museum)
Cwynar’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States includes three recent films and a photo series examining the political and social contexts of color and design.
Through August 4

5
Inka Essenhigh: Uchronia

(Kavi Gupta)
New, otherworldly enamel paintings imagine an idyllic future world for humans.
Through August 24