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Chicago

Jean Albano Gallery

Exhibition Detail
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215 W. Superior
Chicago, IL 60654


April 22nd, 2011 - June 11th, 2011
Opening: 
April 22nd, 2011 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Different Strokes, Margaret WhartonMargaret Wharton, Different Strokes,
2011, chair parts, golf clubs, golf tees, tennis rackets, badminton racket, tennis ball
© Courtesy of the artist and Jean Albano Gallery
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Margaret Wharton's work focuses on the manipulation of objects such as chairs or books and their subsequent transformation into witty and critical works of art. Recent sculptures configured from chairs have an anthropomorphic quality. While objects/figures are suggested in the final works of art, the original object from which the piece was created is always apparent in an often ironic way. Precise craftsmanship and attention to detail continues to be integral to her artistic process.


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