Friday, August 20, 2010

Mano/Mundo/Corazón: Artists Interpret La Lotería

Opening Reception: September 9, 5:30 - 8:30pm

September 9 - December 10, 2010
Opening Reception
Thursday, September 9, 2010

 La Lotería, the Mexican game of chance, has a centuries-long social history, and a broad reach in contemporary art. This exhibition features a culturally and geographically diverse group of artists in three distinct sections:

  • A curated selection of films, photographs, installations and paintings featuring work by Jim Finn, Maximo Gonzalez, Jill Hartley, Luis Delgado, Adolfo Patiño and others.
  • Newly commissioned works on paper, each based on a Lotería card.  Participating artists include Balam Bartolome, Mario Castillo, Damara Kaminecki, Michael Velliquete, Gabriella Via Cal y Mayor, Daniel Guzman, Fred Stonehouse, Javier Carmona, Chris Flynn, Ruben Gutierrez, Alexis MacKenzie, Charles Hobson, Scott Espeseth, Miguel Cortez, Mauricio Limon, Marilyn Propp, Jose Andreu, Humberto Duque, Rodrigo Imaz, Ala Ebtekar, Michael Pajon, Larry Vigon, Christopher Kerr, Michael Scoggins, Terence Hannum, Andy Kozlowski, Maria Gaspar, Eric J. Garcia, Rene Arceo, CHema, Felipe Ehrenberg, Hugh Merrill, David Jones, Joyce Owens, Saul Aguirre, Raul Aguilar, Kevin Riordan, Gabriel Mejia, Darren Oberto, Nacho Chincoya & Jean Bevier
  • The LA Loteria: a series of Lotería-inspired prints from the Los Angeles-based Aardvark Letterpress


Opening Reception
Thursday, September 9: 5:30 - 8:30PM

Multi-Poet Lotería Reading Hosted by Roddy Lumsden
Thursday, September 16: 6PM
Presented with Poetry Magazine

Critical Encounters/Cafe Society: Image and Implication in La Lotería
Tuesday, October 19: 5-7PM

Gallery Talk & Studio Tour (featuring Visitng Artist Maureen Cummins)
Thursday, October 21: 5:30 - 8:30PM
Presented for Chicago Artists Month

This exhibition is organized with the help and support of the Illinois Arts Council, National Museum of Mexican Art, Mexican Consulate in Chicago, Poetry Magazine, and Anchor Graphics, Critical Encounters and Latino Cultural Affairs at Columbia College Chicago.  Presented in association with Chicago Artists Month.

Center for Book & Paper Arts (CBPA)
1104 S. Wabash, 2nd Fl Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-369-6630

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