Aug 7th 2018
Victoria Martinez in conversation with Edra Soto
@ Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
820 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Opening Tuesday, August 7th, from 6PM - 8PM
Featured artist Victoria Martinez and Chicago-based interdisciplinary artist, educator, and curator Edra Soto will discuss Martinez’s work on view in Celestial House. Inspired by her childhood in the Pilsen community, Martinez’s exhibition evokes the poetics of the urban environment and memories of home.
About Celestial House
Celestial House showcases vibrant mixed media work inspired by artist Victoria Martinez’s childhood home in the Pilsen community. Martinez weaves together domestic, soft materials such as wallpaper, curtains, and plastic flowers with images found throughout Pilsen. Celestial House evokes the poetics of the urban environment and memories of home.
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