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BEVERLY FRESH: Really Somethin' Else

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Thursday, Apr 26 - Aug 5, 2018


Categories
  • Exhibitions
  • Tours & Performances
  • Location
    DePaul University Art Museum
    Address
    935 W Fullerton
    Chicago, IL 60614
    Telephone
    773-325-7506
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    In his first solo museum exhibition in Chicago, artist, musician, and back-road drifter Beverly Fresh takes on the incongruities, social rituals, and archetypes of the rural Midwest. Pulling from age-old performance traditions, juvenile graffiti, backyard debauchery, adult social clubs, amateur living room theater, and pig wrestling, “Really Somethin Else” is a keyed-up regurgitation of rural Midwestern symbols, behaviors, and vernacular. His immersive installations take visitors through peripheral elements of American culture.

    Image: BEVERLY FRESH, OUTSKIRTS, Performance still, 2013. Photo Credit: Travis Roozee.