Spring 1997 Events

Byron Kim

Voices: Byron Kim

Lecture

Tuesday, April 15, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Gabriel Orozco

Voices: Gabriel Orozco

Lecture

Thursday, March 27, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Anne Wilson

Voices: Anne Wilson

Lecture

Monday, March 10, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Katy Schimert

Voices: Kathleen Schimert

Lecture

Thursday, March 6, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Dan Devening

Voices: Dan Devening

Lecture

Monday, February 17, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Mary Brogger

Voices: Mary Brogger

Lecture

Tuesday, February 4, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Susanne Doremus Head Shot

Voices: Susanne Doremus

Lecture

Tuesday, January 28, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Karl Wirsum

Voices: Karl Wirsum

Lecture

Wednesday, January 22, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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Kara Walker

Voices: Kara Walker

Lecture

Monday, January 13, 1997 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

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...

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