Jan 31st 2014

Joanne Aono: One & 1

@ Images Gallery

1823 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL

Opening Friday, January 31st, from 6PM - 9PM

On view through Sunday, February 23rd

A solo exhibition of Joanne Aono’s text based drawings based on comparisons and contrasts from life as a twin with bi-cultural experiences. The Twin/Futago drawings are abstractions of the universal dualities we face in seeking both a collective and unique identity. The “Hashi” drawings combine the concept and process of manipulating graphite pencils like chopsticks. Using these two identical tools to make separate unique lines in unison is reflective of twins and their pursuit of individuality. A previous iteration of this exhibition was presented in October at the Lee Dulgar Gallery in South Holland. Images Gallery has provided complimentary use of their space to bring the exhibition to Chicago.

Philip Hartigan wrote a review of the October exhibition for Hyperallergic. You can read it here http://hyperallergic.com/88464/an-artist-who-merges-minimalisms/

Opening Reception: Friday, January 31, 6-9pm
Artist Talk: Sunday, February 16, 4pm
Gallery Hours: Sundays 2-5pm and by appointment

Convenient to the CTA brown line Montrose or Damen stops, the Metra Ravenswood stop, with plenty of street parking.


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