On view through January 22, 2022
Where Art Works: Artist Communities and Creative Placemaking
“Where art works,” alludes to the fact that although an artist’s studio practice may be unseen, creative work is an integral part of Chicago’s vibrant neighborhoods and our local economy. Read more about the show.
Final week! Join the artists for an informal closing reception this Saturday, January 22, from 1 -5PM in the gallery. Extended hours Friday and Saturday this week, 11AM – 5PM; Wednesday and Thursday, by appointment.
Pictured: Installation view, “Where Art Works”.
The City of Chicago has issued Public Health Order 2021-2, which requires certain establishments to verify that patrons are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All patrons age 5+ must now show proof of vaccination and wear a mask.
The gallery is committed to providing a safe, enjoyable, friendly and contemplative art viewing experience. A maximum of 30 people may be in the gallery at any time. You are welcome to schedule your visit ahead of time with us. To make an appointment, get in touch with us here.
View and purchase artwork from local, emerging, and mid-career artists. Installment payments now available. You purchases support our gallery programming and the artists we represent.
Inspired by the urban landscape of Chicago, I paint vacant lots, El tracks, neighborhood houses, fast food restaurants, and construction sites. These ordinary scenes share a strong sense of locality but also belong to a larger American landscape and culture.
Animals, fascists, hipsters, aliens, primordial ooze and other characters are repeating motifs in Leo’s surreal, psychedelic and philosophical paintings and drawings.
Leo Kogan studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Cooper Union for Science and Art in New York City. He has exhibited and curated in Russia, Germany, Amsterdam, Belgium, Sweden, Italy, Japan and Chicago. He currently lives and works in Amsterdam.
A self-taught photographer, Andrew learned his craft from his father, a commercial photographer in Rochester, NY, and through avid reading and study of photographers like Andre Kertesz, Robert Frank, Bruce Davidson, and others. About his own work Andrew says, “I try not to approach my subjects with preconceived ideas of what I will see. I let the moment tell the story.” Read more about Andrew’s 2019 exhibition here.