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June 20 to July 19, 2014

We do what we like and we like what we do | images | Press: New City
Western Exhibitions 10th YearAnniversary Show | Exemplary work by Gallery Artists

Western Exhibitions celebrates ten years as a bricks-and-mortar gallery with the group show We do what we like and we like what we do presenting new or never-seen-in-Chicago works by gallery artists:

New landscape painting by Dan Attoe

Two new sigil paintings recently shown at the 2014 Whitney Biennial by Elijah Burgher

New work on paper by Lilli Carré

28 foot-long drawing by Ryan Travis Christian previously shown in his solo show at CAM Raleigh

Cincinnati skyline drawing by Courttney Cooper

New top-secret project by Nicholas Frank

Richard Hull
’s largest crayon drawing yet

New mixed-media target painting by Dutes Miller

New photo edition from Miller & Shellabarger’s crocheting performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

A sheer, slitted and stained shroud previously exhibited in New York City by Rachel Niffenegger

Two minimal drawings of flies exhibited previously in San Francisco by Paul Nudd

Delicately massive drawing of a tree trunk by Robyn O’Neil

Square-shaped walking book, shown on the floor, by Stan Shellabarger

New intricate abstract painting by Geoffrey Todd Smith

Mixed-media diptych on panel by Deb Sokolow exhibited previously in her solo MATRIX show at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Custom Uncle Sam and Old Yeller bongs last seen at the legendary Drunk vs. Stoned show at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise by Ben Stone


Western Exhibitions will also release a massive zine, titled 10 Years, 4 Locations, 3 Logos, 118 Shows, 245 artists, a collection of the press release from each show presented at the gallery in these ten years, to honor all that have played a part in Western Exhibitions’ existence.


We do what we like and we like what we do (title taken from an Andrew WK song) opens on Friday, June 20 with a free public reception from 5 to 8pm and runs through July 19, 2014. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm, and by appointment.



STAN SHELLABARGER
Untitled Walking Book (Square)
2013
Graphite on white drawing paper
8’ x 8’

 

 

 


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