Jul 28th 2018

Anthony Lewellen: RADIAL FIELDS

@ Chicago Truborn

1741 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Opening Saturday, July 28th, from 6PM - 10PM

On view through Thursday, August 30th

Chicago Truborn is honored to present “RADIAL FIELDS” – the first solo show by Anthony Lewellen in nearly a decade. ANTCK has been working on his craft and painting Chicago walls for over three decades. Illustrative design work, met with precision and thoughtful attention to detail, paired with his signature color palate all contribute to his highly recognizable aesthetic.

This show will feature a completely new body of work including; framed works on paper, canvas originals, elements of mixed media and beyond. Two in store murals will be revealed opening night.

About the artist:

ANTHONY LEWELLEN (AntckOne) is a Chicago based multidisciplinary art maker. In his formative years he was an innovative figure within Chicago’s graffiti culture and is still active to this day. Early on he made a name for himself in the Midwest and beyond – hallmarked by street work that featured a simple bold palette and emotionally complex characters born out of direct observation and digestion of life in the city.

His work has come to include a growing body of large-scale public and private murals alike. Most recently, Anthony completed West Town’s newest and largest mural (“Radial Frequencies”) located at 1838 W Chicago Ave in conjunction with this solo show.

Often described as prolific, Lewellyn’s studio work builds upon a highly personalized visual vocabulary rooted in a love of drawing that continues to evolve and grow. The elements of this visual language are quintessentially Midwestern and even more precisely quintessentially Chicago, consistently appearing in his work. The images he creates seem to evoke unspoken narratives written in the urban landscape like images torn from a story. He continues to live and work on the cities North West side.

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