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John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center

Chakaia Booker: Auspicious Behavior

EXHIBITION: August 20 - October 25, 2019
RECEPTION: Thursday, October 10 from 5-7PM

Chakaia Booker

Above: Chakaia Booker, Splitting Moment, 2007, Recycled Tires, 45 x 26 x 15 inches. 

Chakaia Booker

 

Featuring a series of dynamic prints and Booker's signature sculptures made from repurposed tires.

Chakaia Booker is an abstract sculptor who creates textured, layered works in both 3-D and 2-D media. Her work addresses African-American identity, racial and economic inequality, and environmental concerns.

VISITING ARTIST EVENT WITH CHAKAIA BOOKER
Thursday, October 10, 2019
5-7PM: Reception & Gallery Talk
7-8PM: Formal Presentation in BAC Performance Hall


Auspicious Behavior is a traveling exhibition that was organized by the Ewing Gallery at the University of Tennessee and will feature nineteen of Booker’s chine collé prints and four of her sculptures made from repurposed tires. 

Left: Chakaia Booker, Untitled, 2016, Lithography, Woodcut, and Handpainted Chine Collé, 52.75 x 39.5 inches.
 
 
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