Tomma Abts

2006 Turner Prize winner Tomma Abts creates consistently sized, 19 x 15 inch, abstract acrylic and oil paintings in subtle, muted palettes that evoke earlier twentieth century forms of abstraction such as Orphism or Futurism. Approached without preconception or preliminary sketches, her geometric compositions do not refer to something seen, but develop from the logic of her simultaneously rigorous and intuitive process of masking and layering paint until a form crystallizes. These forms, or what she refers to as

Lecture
Art Insitute of Chicago

06:00PM – Lecture
Price Auditorium, The Art Institute of Chicag
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07:30PM – Dining
China Grill, 230 N. Michigan Avenue
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