Powerful women in history are often relegated to bland statements, histories distorted, and those are the lucky ones who get mentioned at all. Maremi Andreozzi’s portraits go even further, and remove the women themselves, and leaves us to contemplate their lives through their iconographies. Jewels, food, delicate lace collars, slim glasses of wine and elegant cats give us what essences history has given these women, and allows us room to create the fantasies these women could never have.
Through her body, the location, a flag, and written language Josephine Lee's video installation at Unrequited Leisure gives a physical interpretation of an outsider’s attempt to manage alienation.
Madeleine Seidel profiles the recent work of photographer Lucas Blalock whose unnerving images unpack a childhood trauma at Dinsey World.
Burnaway takes a Close Look at Looking Male, a photography exhibition of works from The Do Good Fund Collection at the LaGrange Art Museum.