Sep 28th 2019

Blue Collar: Artist Talk and Catalogue Release

@ Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Opening Saturday, September 28th, from 2PM - 4PM

On view through Sunday, October 6th

View “Blue Collar” and hear from artists Anthony Adcock and Cleveland Dean. Exhibition catalogue will also be released.

Blue Collar is an exhibition that has its roots in construction both physically and theoretically. Labor lends to an appreciation of the result of the task at hand. It is a dedication. The act of “putting in work” results in something being built to further our progression. That “work” translates not only into the physical task but also influence, investigation, perspective and trust in understanding. The works of both Cleveland Dean and Anthony Adcock envelop themselves in history, a dedication to mastery and a result that reflects not only aesthetic enjoyment but deep contemplation.

Blue Collar will feature new works from both artists’ catalogues inclusive of painting, sculptures and installations. The works of Cleveland and Anthony have a symbiotic relation to each other in how both artists explore the outward perceptions of the same unconventional materials yet explore the presentation of such in vastly different ways.

This event takes place during West Town Art Walk. UIMA will be open from 10am-8pm.

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