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A tribute to Alejandro Nava

Bonded by loss, an ensemble of artists paid meaningful tribute to a beloved peer Last Friday July 11, Prospectus Gallery in Pilsen hosted a posthumous homage group exhibition entitled “Remembrance” in honor of the late Mexican artist Alejandro Nava, (1956- 2014) who died of cancer in February. The exhibition consisted of paintings and drawings reflecting […]

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Nicaraguan-born printmaker shows satirical works at local gallery

Self-expression against corporate imperialists never gets old, and this time, the artist embraces a tradition of transgression and never gets his hands dirty. The Nicaraguan-born, Chicago-based printmaker Carlos Barberena’s provocatively-titled exhibition “In Greed We Trust,” substitutes our religious devotion (God with a capital ‘G’) with the destructive lust of one of the deadly sins (Greed […]