Byron Kim (born 1961) is known for his monochrome paintings, born out of representation, that seemingly challenge their relationship to abstraction. Faye Hirsch describes his work in an interview w...More about this event »
Spring 1997 Events
Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco (born 1962) uses ephemeral materials found on-site, creating works that are specific to their location in Mexico, Belgium, Brazil, France, Holland, Italy, and New York...More about this event »
Anne Wilson (born 1949) creates sculpture, drawings, internet projects, installations, and stop-motion animations that explore themes of time, loss, and private and social rituals. In her own words...More about this event »
Kathleen Schimert (born 1963) is currently exhibiting Oedipus Rex: The Drowned Man at the Renaissance Society, University of Chicago. Oedipus is the archetype of Greek tragedy whom we understand pr...More about this event »
Dan Devening (born 1958) juxtaposes figuration and abstraction in his paintings. Speaking of Devening's recent exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center, Sue Taylor claimed, "a master of artifice a...More about this event »
Mary Brogger an internationally recognized artist whose diverse practice includes sculpture, site-responsive installation, and photography, as well as art direction, fashion, jewelry, furniture, an...More about this event »
Susanne Doremus's work has been described as turbulent abstractions, furious patterns in which she emphasizes formal rhythms over narrative concerns.
Doremus (born 1943) has exhibited extensively...
Karl Wirsum (born 1939) has long been considered one of the major forces of the Chicago Imagists, which took hold as an internationally recognized group in the 1960s. Among his peers are Roger Brow...More about this event »
Kara Walker (born 1969) is currently exhibiting her signature, stylized, black cut-out silhouettes in a solo show at the Renaissance Society. Her work often includes sexually explicit images, black...More about this event »