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Chicago

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Exhibition Detail


March 17th, 2011 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Wrigley Field n.d. , William HawkinsWilliam Hawkins, Wrigley Field n.d. ,
Enamel on masonite , 14 x 18 inches
© Courtesy of Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://www.art.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
West Loop/West Town
EMAIL:  
intuit@art.org
PHONE:  
312-243-9088
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday through Saturday 11:00am - 6:00pm ; Thursday 11:00am - 7:30pm.
> DESCRIPTION

Of all the world’s greatest American cities, why did Chicago become the site of a special fascination with the art of self-taught, intuitive and non-academic artists? Chicago has many local artists, collectors, curators, and gallery owners who for generations have been sympathetic to outsider, naïve and folk art. What might this tell us? This panel discussion will tell us all. Panelist include Lynne Warren (Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art), Russell Bowman (Principal at Russell Bowman Art Advisory), and Monica Westin (Contributing Arts Writer at The Huffington Post). This discussion will be moderated by Rebecca Zorach (Associate Professor at the Department of Art History, The University of Chicago)


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