Andrea Meislin Gallery to Host Talk with Artist Jan Tichy, 12/14
Join us at Andrea Meislin Gallery for a Gallery Talk with noted Czech artist Jan Tichy in conjunction with our current show, Musrara - Beyond No-Man's Land (100% of all proceeds from Beyond No-Man's Land are donated to the Naggar School of photography). Tichy will speak about his work Bab El Musrara, 2002 (included in this show), in addition to his work Cage, 2002. The talk is set for Saturday, December 14 at 1 p.m., the Andrea Meislin Gallery, located at 534 W 24th St, New York, NY.
Born in Prague in 1974, Tichy himself is a graduate of the Naggar School of Photography; post-graduation, he went on to earn his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he is now Adjunct Professor at the Department of Art and Technology Studies. Tichy has had solo exhibitions at the MCA, Chicago; Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago; the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art; and Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. His work as been included in exhibitions in Basel, Berlin, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Madrid, New York, Paris, Stockholm, Venice, Washington D.C., among others. In 2011, Tichy created his largest installation to-date, Project Cabrini Green, 2011, a community-based art project that illuminated with spoken word the last high rise building at the Cabrini Green Housing Projects in Chicago during its month long demolition.
If you're in the NYC area, you have the chance to see Jan Tichy's Politics of Light -- on view at the Richard Gray Gallery, NYC pop-up location through December 14, 2013 at 196 Stanton Street, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan
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