@ The Art Institute of Chicago
230 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60603
Opening Monday, October 28th, from 6PM - 7:30PM
This lecture event is free, non-ticketed and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.
Jeffrey Gibson (BFA 1995) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Claverack, New York. His artwork references various aesthetic and material histories rooted in Indigenous cultures of the Americas, and in modern and contemporary subcultures. Working in media ranging from painting to performance, Gibson’s use of both traditional Indigenous and contemporary materials translates into a unique visual language, such as a beaded punching bag and painted animal hide. Gibson explores the aesthetics of cultures in relation to his personal identity, cultural experiences, and meditations on history.
Presented in partnership with SAIC Alumni Relations
Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations for this lecture event should visit saic.edu/access
Image: Jeffrey Gibson, Without You I’m Nothing, 2018. Photo: Pete Mauney
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