Date: Thursday, March 24th, 2022
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: 21c Chicago, Main Gallery
How to Attend: Free event
Join us for an opening reception for 21c Museum Hotel Chicago’s newest on-site exhibition, “Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art.”
21c Museum Director and Chief Curator Alice Gray Stites with introduce the exhibition and have a conversation with featured artist Brendan Fernandes.
The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. with remarks scheduled at 6:30 p.m.
Guests will be treated to food tastings from Lure Fishbar along with house wine.
The multi-media exhibition illuminates the intersection of celebrity, commerce, technology and the media, including notable works by Nick Cave, Titus Kaphar, Hank Willis Thomas, Kehinde Wiley and Brendan Fernandes, among others. “Pop Stars!” features over 90 works of art by 55 artists from around the world.
[Brian Paumier, “Act of Faith,” 2014, unique cuadros and archival pigment prints on panel with resin. Photo courtesy of 21c Museum Hotels.]