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Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle

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Saturday, Jun 2 - Oct 1, 2018


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  • Exhibitions
  • Location
    Chicago Cultural Center
    District
    Michigan Avenue
    Address
    78 E. Washington
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Telephone
    312-744-6630
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    This multi-faceted project explores the past, present and future of North America’s Great Lakes – one of the world’s most emblematic and ecologically significant ecosytems. Painted in Rockman’s signature, meticulous but visionary hyper-realist style, the works in the exhibition are anchored by five mural-sized (72” x 144”) oil paintings, each exploring a theme that emerged during Rockman’s field research and engagement with lake experts. Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle is organized by the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

    Location: Exhibit Hall, 4th Floor North

    Photo credit: Alexis Rockman (American, b. 1962). Cascade, 2015. Oil and alkyd on wood panel. 72 x 144 inches. Commissioned by Grand Rapids Art Museum with funds provided by Peter Wege, Jim and Mary Nelson, John and Muriel Halick, Mary B. Loupee, and Karl and Patricia Betz. Grand Rapids Art Museum, 2015.19