Art Top 5: May 2021

Editorial Team, Newcity Art , April 27, 2021

Reproductive: Health, Fertility, Agency
(Museum of Contemporary Photography)
Eight artists examine the rights and realities of reproduction through installation, photography and sculpture.
Through May 23

Leasho Johnson: Out & Bad
(Flxst Contemporary)
Expressive new paintings, inspired by Jamaica’s Dancehall culture, seek to create space, both historically and in the present,  for Black queer love.
Through May 23

Ebony G. Patterson and Brittney Leeanne Williams
(Monique Meloche)
Patterson’s multilayered works, often touching on societal injustice, pair perfectly with Williams’ boldly surreal landscapes.
Through June 12

Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed

(Trout Museum of Art)
An ambitious show, featuring work from over sixty artists, looking deeply at diversity and inclusion, from its organization to the art on view.
Through May 23

Stories of Resistance
(Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis)
In a group exhibition, artists take a global view of resistance; a radio component pairs the artists with local activists and thinkers for conversations on dissent.
Through August 15