“Unearth” is on display now through March 10 at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art, featuring three Chicago-based painters who find beauty and meaning in everyday urban scenes, drawing back to the tradition of early 20th century painters.
Karen Perl, Emily Rapport and Gwendolyn Zabicki similarly capture the buildings, streets, neighborhoods and casual interactions that make up the backdrop of everyday, urban life and reflect on how we live, while echoing the Chicago community’s history. Each featured artist delves into perceived reality to unearth a moment or interaction that, when painted, reveals an intensely present experience. Pieces including Perl’s “5400 N. Clark,” Zabicki’s “Man Watching Baseball” and Rapaport’s “Damen Ave Nocturne.”
Entry to the museum is free and visiting hours are 11am – 5p on Wednesdays – Sundays.