Elliot J. Reichert is a Chicago-based curator, critic, and editor.


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Otobong Nkanga @ MCA Chicago

Otobong Nkanga,  In Pursuit of Bling: The Transformation , 2014. Courtesy Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam and Galerie In Situ – Fabienne Leclerc, Paris.

Otobong Nkanga, In Pursuit of Bling: The Transformation, 2014. Courtesy Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam and Galerie In Situ – Fabienne Leclerc, Paris.

But minerals are less the subject of this exhibition, evocatively titled, To Dig a Hole That Collapses Again, than the bodies that mine these earthly materials, excavating them from beneath the surface and extracting them from nature in the pursuit of humankind’s ambition.

Art 50 2018: Chicago's Artists' Artists

Four Hundred Miles to Cleveland