The Art Institute of Chicago: Andrew Lord: Unslumbrous Night

Exhibits

"Deeply engaged in art history, Andrew Lord (British, born 1950) uses traditional ceramic forms and techniques that reference 19th- and 20th-century painting and sculpture. “In the 1970s,” Lord recalls, “I looked at paintings in Amsterdam and Paris and discovered Gauguin’s ceramics, which seemed to have meaning in a way I’d not seen before in ceramics.” Like Gauguin, Lord straddles the boundaries of fine art and craft, abandoning the functionality and practicality of his objects in favor of conceptual pursuits. Through serial display and repetitive investigations of form, Lord transforms everyday objects into extraordinary expressions of light and shadow, volume and plasticity, surface and shape." - The Art Institute of Chicago

Start Date
Thursday, October 26, 2017
End Date
Sunday, April 15, 2018
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The Art Institute of Chicago: Andrew Lord: Unslumbrous Night