Mel Bochner, Useless, Oil on velvet, 2006

Mel Bochner, Useless, Oil on velvet, 2006



April 20 - June 11, 2017
Artist talk: April 26, 11am - 12pm 

Artists include:
Mel Bochner
Jessica Campbell
Matt Morris
Andy Warhol
William Wegman
Kaylee Rae Wyant

Curated by:
Magalie Guérin

Curating, as an artist, is a process much more intuitive than historical or conceptual. It can be purely about formal connections. Or misconnections even. In this case, three Chicago-based artists working in different medium are matched, one-on-one, with three well-established artists from the DuPage art collection. We are left to wonder about the nature of their conversations—will Matt & Andy discuss gender issues? How about Kaylee & William? They will surely have the most fun together! As for Jessica & Mel, let's picture long gaps of silence interrupted by bursts of intense and passionate storytelling. 

-Magalie Guérin, 2017

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