He had a distinct visual take on American life expressed in the squiggly vertical lines that make up the faces of old ladies gambling, the exaggerated spurs on the cowboys dueling in front of a Sears Roebuck store, a topographical map of New York City as the epicenter of the country, if not the universe.
The inaugural exhibit of this new West Town gallery features one of the best young painters now showing in Chicago.
Inspired by Michelle Grabner, this is a fun show about stuff that hangs and sags.
“Torture Sounds Incredible” and other “word play.”
Culturally, Indianapolis appears to be about sixty years behind Chicago. leading to a selection that might exemplify Moholy-Nagy’s Institute of Design back in the 1940s.
Showing her “Color(ed) Theory” project alongside new work.
Did the Vivian Girls’ boy parts signal gender fluidity or just an artist suspended in prepubescence?