Art in America's critics write their way through the best of 2011. We've asked leaders in the fine arts to highlight the top shows in their areas of special focus. Matthew S. Witkovsky is the Richard and Ellen Sandor Curator of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago.
His selections are listed below, in chronological order.
2012, aluminum, wood, sublimation print on polyester and concrete, 71 3/4 by 122 1/2 by 135 inches overall. Courtesy Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New Yor