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Event For: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Posted: 2014-08-19 13:51:55
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Visiting Artists Program presents:
Theaster Gates: William and Stephanie Sick Distinguished Professor Tuesday, September 2, 6:00 p.m. Rubloff Auditorium, 230 S. Columbus Dr.
Theaster Gates is an artist and innovator who combines urban planning, object making, and performance. Gates is internationally recognized for his work on the South Side of Chicago, including Dorchester Projects and the Black Cinema House. Founder of the non-profit Rebuild Foundation, Gates produces work, both in museums and in communities, that responds creatively to the challenges of space. Gates has exhibited and performed at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; and Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany, among others.
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