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The Art of Description - ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans, Chicago

  Exhibits at ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans, Chicago   

All our exibitions are organized and developed by our curatorial staff and participation in an exhibition is by invitation of the curators. We are happy to consider your work or your exhibition proposal if you are an artist that resides in the state of Illinois, or your proposal has a connection with Illinois history. Proposals should be sent to:

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  The Art of Description   

The Art of Description

This exhibition, The Art of Description, addresses how artists report the sensory phenomena of the world from a distinctive vantage point, evoking a sense of presence or atmosphere beyond information. The exhibition will focus on still life, landscape and portrait, with an emphasis on the quiet meditation of these subjects.

Artist: Sandra Binion (Morton Grove), Peter Butterfield (Evanston), Steven Carrelli (Chicago), Richard Deutsch (Chicago), Laura Letinsky (Chicago), Tim Lowly (Chicago), Michael Mahoney (Macomb), Karen Perl (Evanston), Zach Sabin (Chicago)

Exhibition runs from November 25, 2013 through March 21, 2014.


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