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Alex Jen

Alex Jen is a writer and curator based in Chicago. 

The second iteration of the Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art asks what art can do in an increasingly fraught political climate, but simply offers symbolic gestures

BY Alex Jen | 05 AUG 22

An exhibition at Goldfinch Gallery, Chicago, showcases the painter’s unfussy yet intimate studies of behaviour and mundanity

BY Alex Jen | 06 DEC 21

The artist’s installation at Material Exhibitions, Chicago, is both cynical and deferential towards the art world

BY Alex Jen | 27 OCT 21

With a new work on view at the Queens Museum, the artist continues to probe the paradox of Asian-American visibility and ‘model minority’ myth

BY Alex Jen | 09 APR 21

At the DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, the artist’s methodical excavation of her own home results in deeply evocative paintings

BY Alex Jen | 10 MAR 20