Feb 4th 2022

VANISHING POINT: Black Mask, IWW, Atelier Populaire

@ Gallery Sabine

1002 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608

Opening Friday, February 4th, from 6PM - 10PM

On view through Sunday, February 13th

* Opening is masked, distanced, and capacity enforced.

Imagining the end of work/end of the gallery. How can we return art to life?

Exhibition highlights Ben Morea’s early ’90s spraypaint abstractions. Learn about Morea’s Lower East Side art groups Black Mask and Up Against the Wall Motherfucker. Archive of IWW ephemera and notes from Chicago’s anarchist underground. Finally, Atelier Populaire’s labor posters which inspired university/factory strikes in Paris, May 1968.

Atelier Populaire
Ben Morea
Black Mask
Carlos Cortez
Industrial Workers of the World
Lester Dore
Robert Green
Solidarity Bookshop
Up Against the Wall Motherfucker
Workers’ Defense


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