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Preview 7

Emilio Rojas, "In the Lap of Lincoln," 2017, from the performance-lecture “Monuments and their collapse,” durational performance-lecture. Photo credit: Joe Houlberg.
Emilio Rojas, "In the Lap of Lincoln," 2017, from the performance-lecture “Monuments and their collapse,” durational performance-lecture. Photo credit: Joe Houlberg.
The whole is always smaller than its parts
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception & Open Studios: Friday, December 1, 6 - 9pm

The Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present, Preview 7: The whole is always smaller than its parts, a group exhibition featuring​ the 2017-2018 BOLT Artists-in-Residence​.

Preview 7 presents works by Benjamin Larose, Brent Fogt, Cameron Harvey, Derrick Woods-Morrow, Emilio Rojas, Jean Alexander Frater, Jeffrey Grauel, Melissa Leandro, Oscar Chavez, and Roni Packer. This group show reveals new works by each of the artists-in-residence in anticipation of their solo exhibitions occurring in 2018. Preview 7 is curated by Ionit Behar.

Durational performance by Emilio Rojas during the opening.

BOLT Open Studios: Friday, December 1, 6-9 PM

During the opening reception of Preview 7: The whole is always smaller than its parts, visit the BOLT Studios to see other works by the Artists-in-Residence.
 

Upcoming BOLT Residency Solo Exhibitions in 2018:

January 5 - 25: Cameron Harvey
February 2 - 22: Jeffrey Grauel
March 2 - 22: Roni Packer
March 30 - April 19: Derrick Woods-Morrow
April 27 - May 17: Benjamin Larose
May 25 - June 14: Brent Fogt
June 22 - July 12: Jean Alexander Frater
July 20 - August 9: Oscar Chavez
October 5 - 25: Emilio Rojas
November 2 - 22: Melissa Leandro


Curator's Bio

Ionit Behar is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her interests are focused on 20th century Latin American and North American art, the history of exhibitions, sculpture after 1960, and theories of space and place. Behar is also interested in the relation between the academic discipline of art history and the practice of museum curating. She holds a Master's degree in Art History, Theory and Criticism from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Bachelor of Art Theory from Tel Aviv University. She is the Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership and the Director of Curatorial Affairs for Fieldwork Collaborative Projects.