Ken Ellis: Gathering

September 14, 2013–January 5, 2014

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

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Ken Ellis: Gathering(click on image to enlarge)

 

Ken Ellis’s quilted images embrace an impressive swath of cultural history – from African-American and Native-American experience to nursery rhymes, the history of crime, and the Chicago punk rock scene.  His visual sources and hybrid practice as a painter/quilter are, similarly, informed by a gumbo of visual traditions and interests, including popular illustration and comics, African American craft, Haitian Voodoo and Asian art.

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