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August 9, 2016 /
Posted in: DePaul Art Museum /
Chicago artists: Nick Cave, Theaster Gates, Barbara Kasten, Chris Ware
Mexico City artists: Natalia Almada, Minerva Cuevas, Damián Ortega,
Los Angeles artists: Edgar Arceneaux, Liz Larner, Tala Madani, Diana
Vancouver artists: Stan Douglas, Brian Jungen, Liz Magor, Jeff Wall
The DePaul Art Museum’s
and Place,” considers how the characteristics and identity of a city can influence
the artwork that is made within it while also examining the intersecting
concerns of the artists from each of the four cities, according to Widholm.
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