DEPS - Department of Exhibitions, Performance & Student Spaces Columbia College Chicago

Current Exhibition

The Petty Biennial.2

November 7, 2019-February 14, 2020
Opening Reception: November 7, 2019 5-7 p.m.

With more than 100 biennials and triennials around the world, the large-scale international events have been a valued mode of artistic display in contemporary exhibition practices that have fueled the mass production and consumption of contemporary art. Used as a means to flex global status and distinction, the hegemonic format is a frequent topic of debate and critique. The Petty Biennial.2 is an exhibition project that seeks to challenge and reimagine dominant biennial culture by centering multiple cultural diasporas as a nexus of local exchange and dialogue for marginalized and queer communities.

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About Glass Curtain Gallery

Located in the historic Ludington building, the renowned Glass Curtain Gallery exhibits emerging and mid-career, national and international artists in all media. The gallery presents museum-quality exhibitions, workshops and visiting artist lectures all of which help to create a dialogue essential to the development and growth of students within the arts.

Gallery Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-7pm
Saturday and Sunday, Closed 

The Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S. Wabash Ave. 1st Floor
Chicago, Il 60605

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