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Talk | Willie Cole

July 20, 20242:00 pm - 3:30 pm

English and Spanish CART captioning and American Sign Language (ASL) will be available.

Photo of Willie Cole.

Willie Cole. Photograph by Zak Pontz.

About the Event

Artist Willie Cole, whose work is currently on view in Descending the Staircase, discusses his practice of assembling everyday consumer products into surreal forms. Cole will be joined in dialogue by the exhibition’s organizer, Associate Curator Jadine Collingwood.

English and Spanish CART captioning and American Sign Language (ASL) will be provided.

ASL provided.

Funding

Talk

Lead support for the 2023-24 season of MCA Talks is made possible by The Richard and Mary L. Gray Lecture Series through a generous gift to the Chicago Contemporary Campaign.

Generous support is provided by The Antje B. and John J. Jelinek Endowed Lecture and Symposium on Contemporary Art; the Kristina Barr Lectures, which were established through a generous gift by The Barr Fund to the Chicago Contemporary Campaign; The Gloria Brackstone Solow and Eugene A. Solow, MD, Memorial Lecture Series; and the Allen M. Turner Tribute Fund, honoring his past leadership as Chair of the Board of Trustees.

 

Exhibition

Lead support is provided by the Pritzker Traubert Collection Exhibition Fund, Cari and Michael Sacks, and Zell Family Foundation.