Originally created for avant-garde performance pieces, Nengudi’s stretched pantyhose sculptures provided a web of obstacles for dancers to navigate. In "Improvisational Gestures," you’ll be able to imagine getting tangled up in these found-object creations, including some of her most recent works.
After a relatively slow summer, the art floodgates open wide in September, unleashing a deluge of notable gallery shows, museum exhibitions and major events. The return of the Chicago Architecture Biennial provides a slew of things to see, with programming throughout the city and exhibits at some of the best museums in town. Likewise, EXPO Chicago will bring more than 100 galleries to Navy Pier, showcasing exciting contemporary art. Of course, you'll also find exhibits opening at museums and galleries throughout the city, just in time for the arrival of fall weather when the prospect of looking at art indoors becomes a bit more appealing. Check out ten Chicago art openings you shouldn't miss in September.