An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman

February 26—September 4, 2022

Chicago Cultural Center, Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor North

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An exhibition by Leslie Baum, Diane Christiansen, and Selina Trepp, organized by Annie Morse

 

An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman (Selina Trepp, I work with what I have, 2019 3 channel video installation (3 projectors, 3 media players, 3 projector mounts) HD video, silent, color, 40 minutes)Selina Trepp, I work with what I have, 2019
3 channel video installation (3 projectors, 3 media players, 3 projector mounts) HD video, silent, color, 40 minutes
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With brilliant color and provocative forms, the artists in this exhibition suggest an alternate universe, at once familiar and surreal, seen through the prism of their invention. Echoes of landscape, still life, and psychological portraiture reside in resolutely abstract works.

 

WorkshopAn Instrument in the Shape of a Woman

Sunday, May 15, 11am-2pm

Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor East

Take a few minutes while visiting the American Writers Festival to do some creative writing yourself. Paper and pencils will be available in the Michigan Avenue Galleries on the first floor of the Cultural Center for visitors to write a poem or a short prose piece, using the artwork in An Instrument In the Shape of a Woman for inspiration with exhibition organizer Annie Morse.

 

Special Reception

Saturday, April 9, 10am-1pm

Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor East

Meet the artists on-site for Q & A.

Open to the public.

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Exhibitions close 15 minutes before the building closes
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78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

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  • From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.
  • From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.
  • Served by Michigan Avenue buses 3, 4, 19, 20, 26, 60, 66, 124, 143, 147, 151, 157 and Washington St. buses 4, J14, 20, 56, 66, 147

 

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(Photo credit: James Prinz Photography)