THE WILLIAM HILL GALLERY
6440 South. Dorchester Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60637
William Hill, Gallery Director
Blak Phantasy Kulture
A visual experience about the African American condition
Presenting new work by Julius Lyles.
Exhibition: August 28th. 2014 to October 3rd. 2014
Opening Night Reception: Saturday August 28th. 2014
5:00 until 10:00
Closing Night: Friday October 3rd. 2014
5:00 until 9:00
Chicago, Illinois, August 28, 2014 ~ October 3. 2014 This solo exhibition emphases the meaning, myth and stereotype of black culture through the aesthetic of exploitation, taboo and erotic forms of racial identities. This retrospective focuses on the isms that define, divide, examine, separate, and challenge today’s society.
Organized by Curator William Hill, this exhibition includes over 10 visual representations exploring multicultural perceptions and expressions.
Julius Lyles, Cleveland, OH, is an art consultant/ curator, figurative expressionist, multi-media artist and is Executive Director of the nonprofit organization Lylesart.org. Julius Lyles' artwork has been described as provocative, inventive, aggressive, colorful, diverse, and complex. Julius Lyles artwork has been exhibited at several galleries in Ohio and in solo and group shows in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Seattle, Pittsburgh, and Washington, DC. Julius Lyles holds a BA in Studio Arts and Photography from Cleveland State University.
The William Hill Gallery is open from, M- Thurs by Appointment only ; Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public.
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