Jun 9th 2018

Revolutionary Imagination: Chicago Surrealism from Object to Activism

@ The Study Chicago

1837 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60612

Opening Saturday, June 9th, from 6PM - 10PM

On view through Saturday, June 9th

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their first exhibition at the Gallery Bugs Bunny, the name given to the Old Town storefront they inhabited in protest of William Rubin’s 1968 exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, “Dada, Surrealism, and their Heritage,” the Chicago surrealist movement will be staging a temporary exhibition featuring works made between the 1960s and the present. Artists and organizers include Paul Garon, Beth Garon, Dennis Cunningham, Gale Ahrens, Franklin and Penelope Rosemont, Rikki Ducornet, Tamara Smith, Joel Williams, Ruti, Robert Green, Schlecter Duvall, Winston Smith, Joseph Jablonski, and many more.

The opening night event will feature projections of documentary material on the Chicago surrealist movement provided by Penelope Rosemont, Marian Wallace, V. Vale, and Tom Palazzolo; and musical performances by End Result and U Can Unlearn Guitar.

This event is free and open to the public.

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