Riot Grrrls

Dec 17, 2016–Jun 18, 2017

Images

Charline von Heyl, Alastor, 2008. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mary and Earle Ludgin by exchange. © 2008 Charline von Heyl. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
A grid of irregular white lines is painted over three vertically stacked fields of flat color. From top to bottom, the color fields are lilac, orange, and turquoise.
Judy Ledgerwood, Sailors See Green, 2013. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Katherine S. Schamberg by exchange. © 2013 Judy Ledgerwood. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Tomma Abts, Dele, 2014. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Marshall Field’s by exchange. Photo: Marcus Leith.
Ree Morton, One of the Beaux Paintings (#4), 1975. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Pritzker Traubert Visionary Art Acquisition Fund.
Amy Feldman, Heavy Vector, 2013. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of the Andree Stone Emerging Artist Prize, Richard Gray Gallery, Roberta Kramer, and Emerge. © 2013 Amy Feldman. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
A vertical grid of black and white squares has an irregular web of thin, straight red lines painted over it.
Mary Heilmann, Metropolitan, 1999. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mary and Earle Ludgin by exchange. © 1999 Mary Heilmann. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Hedda Gabler, 2011. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Bernice and Kenneth Newberger Fund. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Jackie Saccoccio, Portrait (Stubborn), 2013. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Emerge. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Batman's mask is depicted in gestural drips of black and white paint on a gray background.
Joyce Pensato, Silver Batman II, 2012. © 2012 Joyce Pensato. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Joyce Pensato, Felix and Lincoln (installation view), 2012-13/2016. Copyright image and c-print: Joyce Pensato. Photo credit for wall vinyl: Jason Mandella. Special thanks to Brooke Graphics, Chicago and Pochron Studios, Brooklyn Courtesy of the artist; Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago; and Petzel Gallery, New York Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Joyce Pensato, Felix and Lincoln (installation view), 2012-13/2016. Copyright image and c-print: Joyce Pensato. Photo credit for wall vinyl: Jason Mandella. Special thanks to Brooke Graphics, Chicago and Pochron Studios, Brooklyn Courtesy of the artist; Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago; and Petzel Gallery, New York Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Joyce Pensato, Felix and Lincoln (installation view), 2012-13/2016. Copyright image and c-print: Joyce Pensato. Photo credit for wall vinyl: Jason Mandella. Special thanks to Brooke Graphics, Chicago and Pochron Studios, Brooklyn Courtesy of the artist; Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago; and Petzel Gallery, New York Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Joyce Pensato, Felix and Lincoln (installation view), 2012-13/2016. Copyright image and c-print: Joyce Pensato. Photo credit for wall vinyl: Jason Mandella. Special thanks to Brooke Graphics, Chicago and Pochron Studios, Brooklyn Courtesy of the artist; Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago; and Petzel Gallery, New York Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Riot Grrrls, MCA Chicago. December 15, 2016 – June 18, 2017. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Riot Grrrls, MCA Chicago. December 15, 2016 – June 18, 2017. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Riot Grrrls, MCA Chicago. December 15, 2016 – June 18, 2017. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Riot Grrrls, MCA Chicago. December 15, 2016 – June 18, 2017. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Riot Grrrls, MCA Chicago. December 15, 2016 – June 18, 2017. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Riot Grrrls, MCA Chicago. December 15, 2016 – June 18, 2017. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Installation view, Riot Grrrls, MCA Chicago. December 15, 2016 – June 18, 2017. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.