Artist Talk: Jeffrey Gibson

Monday, Oct 28, 2019 6 – 8 pm

The Art Institute of Chicago
230 S. Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60603

The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium, 230 S. Columbus Dr.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Visiting Artists Program presents Jeffrey Gibson.

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.

This lecture event is free, non-ticketed and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.

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Image: Jeffrey Gibson, Without You I’m Nothing, 2018. Photo: Pete Mauney