September 8 -  October 2, 2015.

Reception: Friday, September 18th 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, (Part of Expo Chicago's Art After Hours)

Muse inverts the traditional role of art-historical male artist/female subject and explores non-traditional concepts of gender, beauty, and the gaze. This collaborative project, featuring photography, costume and set design, reinterprets iconic works from master painters such as Edouard Manet and Sandro Botticelli. 

Exhibition Programming:
Thursday, September 10th: LGBTQ Kick Off Event 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Hokin Gallery 623 S. Wabash
Tuesday, September 22nd: LGBTQ Artist Talk and Discussion With James Kinser, Niki Grangruth, and Lex Lawson, Coordinator of LGBTQ Culture and Community at Columbia College Chicago. C33 Gallery
Wednesday, September 23rd: Artist Talk 6:00 pm with James Kinser and Niki Grangruth. C33 Gallery
Thursday, October 1st: Print viewing and discussion led by Niki Grangruth and James Kinser. 5:30 - 6:30pm,  Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S. Wabash

Interview with James Kinser and Niki Grangruth can be found here.

Academic Partnerships: Department of Photography, MOCP, Office of LGBTQ Culture and Community

Exhibition Contact: Mark Porter,

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