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Bernard Williams

20101018125800-gps_cj403dstbnhb Blanket Paintings   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Bernard Williams at Iceberg Projects September 18th, 2010 - October 30th, 2010
Posted 10/18/10

In his solo exhibition at Iceberg Projects, Bernard Williams’ “Blanket Paintings” evoke the historical traditions of many cross-cultural examples of blankets, ranging from woven Afghan war rugs and Navajo Chiefs’ blankets, to the Gee’s Bend crazy quilts. Williams eschews the materials and craft of these predecessors, but capitalizes on a similar type of descriptive visual narrative. Using thrift store blankets made from synthetic polyester and scraps of chintzy, decorative faux tapestri... [more]

20101018122940-bw4 Digging into the Mine(d) Museum   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Bernard Williams at McCormick Gallery September 10th, 2010 - October 16th, 2010
Posted 10/18/10

Native Chicagoan Bernard Williams not only has had two concurrent exhibitions up—“Mine(d) Museum,” at McCormick Gallery and “Blanket Paintings,” in Rogers Park at Iceberg Projects— he is also a featured artist for Chicago Artists Month. For those familiar with his work, some pieces in “Mine(d) Museum” (which closed over the weekend) hint at his previous large-scale sculptural installations, which feature intricately cut and pieced together sheets of wood, layered one over the other.  The almos... [more]

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