~ Feminism and Art ~
220 E Chicago Ave
In her exhibit Annie Collier examines how females are empowered by picking up a camera and reversing the “male gaze”. Annie deconstructs commercial photography, and sheds light on how rampant sexism is in a lot of pop culture.
November 22nd-March 8
In 1978, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presented Frida Kahlo's first solo museum exhibition in the United States. Now "Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo" will be using 2 of Frida's original works, and bringing her work into dialogue with some similarly rebellious contemporary artists. Frida challenged patriarchy and mainstream America with her unabashed portrayal of her physical and psychological experiences.