A group photography show, the “Space of the Encounter” examines everyday human interactions, the spaces in which they occur, and the relationship between each space and its inhabitants.
by Cecilia Donnelly •
Nicole Mauser’s luminous colors are the first thing to strike you—ambitious and assertive, her bright palette is a perky antidote for the dark and dreary first days of spring.
by Nandini Ramakrishnan •
At DOVA Temporary, a University of Chicago art gallery, thirteen individuals sat around a pedestal, each one’s head bent down, their fingers picking steadily at denim.
by Nabila Abdelnabi •
“MERCY IS THE DOMAIN OF THE RICH,” travis cried, his booming voice traversing the four walls of the modest gallery space at DOVA. travis (always lowercase), an artist and member of the band ONO says his artistic mission “springs from a performative approach to race, gendered space, and colonial objectification.”
by Vriti Jain •
DOVA Temporary celebrates a decade of MFA paintings Inconspicuously sandwiched between a nail salon and a dry cleaning plant, DOVA Temporary is a long, lean, spare space with nothing but a reception desk, white walls, and currently, a selection of…
by Kelsey Gee •
University of Chicago MFA students on their hopes, woes, and final shows All-white walls enclose an unidentifiable treadmill-like device, the whoop, whoop, whoop-ing of its enormous belts sounding throughout the room. This gallery-within-a-gallery at the University of Chicago’s DOVA Temporary…
by Natalie Doss •
Sitting against the east and west walls of DOVA Temporary, the single-room exhibition space of the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago, three video projectors send images onto three rectangular, acrylic sculptures arranged in zig-zag fashion through…
by Elly Fishman •
While delving into the University of Chicago Special Collections, where innumerable stacks of dilapidated sheet music lines the shelves and jazz records whose jackets have faded with time remain nearly untouched, Theaster Gates and Dara Epison came across a 1920s…