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Fall 2016 Visiting Artist Lecture: Elijah Burgher

Elijah Burgher, Chicago Fire #2; colored pencil, ink and gouache on paper, 19x24", 2016

Painting+Drawing Student Organization hosts artist Elijah Burgher in its inaugural Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Lecture: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7:30pm AA109

Elijah Burgher (b. 1978, USA) is an artist and occasional writer recently relocated to Berlin from Chicago. He makes drawings and paintings that utilize ideas from magick and the occult to address sexuality, sub-cultural formation and the history of abstraction. He has exhibited in solo shows at Zieher Smith & Horton, New York City (2015), Western Exhibitions, Chicago (2012, 2013); 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco (2011); and Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park (2010). His work was selected for the 2014 Whitney Biennial. Recent group shows include exhibitions at 80WSE Gallery, New York City (2016), Grazer Kunstverein, Graz (2015), Hales Gallery, London (2015), Cabinet, London (2014), Fales Library and Special Collection, New York City (2013) and Witte de With, Rotterdam (2013).

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