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Review: ian Weaver/Packer Schopf Gallery  
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Ian Weaver at Packer Schopf Gallery April 2nd, 2010 - May 8th, 2010
Posted 4/28/10

APR 05Review: Ian Weaver/Packer Schopf Gallery RECOMMENDED The African-American community of Chicago’s “Black Bottom” neighborhood, dispersed by white “urban renewal” in the 1950s, is presented here in a mix of faux historical documents, artifacts and maps, colliding a repertoire of symbols associating European racial and nationalist mythology withAfrican-American history and nationalism. There is a knight’s helmet, for instance, incorporating a raised Black Power fist in its design. Likewise, the... [more]

School_boy_edit_copy-1 This is Not a Piece of Notebook Paper   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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DennisSchommer, Julie Farstad, Karen Hanmer, Tom Huck, Teresa Mucha James, Michael Krueger, Anna Kunz, Jon Langford, Rich Lehl, Ashley Nason, Karen Savage, Jenny Schmid, Matt Schommer, Will Sturgis, Chris Uphues, Ian Weaver at Packer Schopf Gallery February 20th, 2009 - March 28th, 2009
Posted 3/1/09

In anticipation of the Southern Graphics Council (a major printmaking convention hosted by Columbia College in late March), Packer Schopf is hosting the group print show "Ce n'est pas un spectacle de caracteres (This is not a print show)." But, ah ha, it is a print show.  It has a collection of prints from the artists of White Wings Press and a dozen other print artists. Two things that stood out: Rattail, 2007, by Matthew Schommer and William Strugis features a mouse and snake and boy with a hole... [more]

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