Please join Friends of Art for an exhibition tour at the DePaul Museum of Art
This event is open to all alums.
On Space and Place: Contemporary Art from Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver
Saturday, Oct. 15, 11:00 a.m.
DePaul Museum of Art
935 W Fullerton, Chicago
Organized by DePaul Art Museum in collaboration with ART21, the Peabody Award-winning documentary series (now showing on PBS).
Joined by their commitment to free public access to contemporary art and innovative arts education, DePaul Art Museum has partnered with ART21 to exhibit the sixteen artists featured in the show’s new season. Season 8 of ART 21 focuses on sixteen artists in four North American cities: Chicago: Nick Cave, Theaster Gates, Barbara Kasten, Chris Ware, Los Angeles: Tala Madani, Liz Larner, Edgar Arceneaux, Diana Thater, Mexico City: Pedro Reyes, Minerva Cuevas, Damián Ortega, Natalia Almada, and Vancouver: Jeff Wall, Stan Douglas, Liz Magor, Brian Jungen. The exhibition includes work by all of these artists, displayed alongside the ART21 video segments introduced by actress Claire Danes.
“On Space and Place” considers how the characteristics and identity of a city can influence the artwork that is made within it while also examining the intersecting concerns of the work from each of the four cities. Rather than grouping the artists geographically, the exhibition explores the thematic and material relationships between the artists to address themes that transcend particular locations such as peace and social violence; race, power, and identity; informal economies and corporate impact on the environment; memory; architecture, light and space. This exhibition is organized by Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Director and Chief Curator of DePaul Art Museum.
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Wellesley College Friends of Art supports the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, which has become integral to teaching and learning at Wellesley College. You may join online at: http://www.wellesley.edu/davismuseum/friends-of-art/join-friends-of-art. Your contribution counts toward College annual giving and Patron, Curator’s Circle and Director’s Circle level gifts ($2500+) count toward the College’s Durant Society designation as well. Please be sure to designate your gift to "Friends of Art.” If you have questions about becoming a member of FOA, please email Friends of Art Manager Allison Kerivan, at email@example.com.