Scott Fife's most recent work—warning: more loosely Obama-related art—is this youthful (pre-beard) but wary and exhausted-looking Abe Lincoln. Fife's solo show in Chicago opened Friday. (Two of Fife's older sculptures, of wolves, are up at Platform in Seattle.)

Abe Lincoln (2009), archival cardboard, glue, screws, and pigment; 21 by 16 by 19 inches