Luke A. Fidler
Luke A. Fidler is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago. He is currently the Paul Mellon Predoctoral Fellow in the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art. His criticism has appeared in The Atlantic, Chicago Review, The Georgia Review, and elsewhere.
Remaking the Exceptional: Tea, Torture, & Reparations | Chicago to GuantánamoBy Luke A. Fidler
If exhibitions of incarcerated artists can range from the voyeuristic to the merely evidentiary (look, here’s art made under duress; aren’t the artists resourceful and isn’t it shocking that they, too, are human?), Remaking the Exceptional is neither.