Louis Barak // Marco Hafid Lopez

Tragic Beauty: Louis Barak and Marco Hafid Lopez January 14 – February 19, 2005 Opening Reception: January 14, 2005, 6­–9PM Linda Warren Gallery is proud to present the vibrant colors, elaborate style and complex compositions of Louis Barak and Marco Hafid Lopez in Tragic Beauty. Young artists from Chicago, Barak and Lopez have influenced each other’s lives and artistic practice since they befriended each other on their first day at Lake View High, located on the city’s northwest side. First developing an artistic dialogue while writing with the graffiti crew FTR (Fuck the Rest), Barak and Lopez both went on …

“Between Realism & Metaphor” Group Exhibition

Between Realism & Metaphor: Mark Mennin, Tom Van Eynde and Hamid Zavareei November 19, 2004–January 8, 2005 Opening Reception November 19, 6–9pm Linda Warren Gallery proudly introduces Between Realism & Metaphor featuring sculpture by Mark Mennin, photography by Tom Van Eynde and paintings by Hamid Zavareei. Between Realism & Metaphor connects thematically and spatially work that expresses an inclination to represent the world around us accurately, while simultaneously allowing for transcendence, meditation, poetry and imagination. This work will be best understood and felt from the spiritual I (eye). By presenting these three artists together, Linda Warren Gallery attempts to create …

“Species” Group Exhibition

Species: recent works by artists Lora Fosberg, Adam Kurtzman, Brenda Moore, Marischa Slusarski, Jon Waldo, and Dan Witz. Opening reception: Saturday, September 11, 2004 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Exhibition runs through October 30th, 2004 The presence of animal imagery in this exhibition is the most obvious common denominator; however one may find parallels between these artists’ work much like one may find parallels between the animals appearing in this show and us. Despite the different forms, mediums, styles and intents of each artist, many aspects of their work are also similar. Are these similarities and differences themselves, reflective of …

“Points of Muse” Group Exhibition

Points of Muse: recent works by New York artists: Amy Bennett, Peter Drake, Alex O’Neal, Jennifer Presant, Jim Rizzo, and Dan Witz. Opening reception: Friday, July 30th, 2004, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Exhibition runs through Saturday, September 4th, 2004 Linda Warren Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Points of Muse, an exhibition featuring recent works by New York artists Amy Bennett, Peter Drake, Alex O’Neal, Jennifer Presant, Jim Rizzo, and Dan Witz. In Points of Muse the audience will encounter an assemblage of paintings which figure strongly as portholes into worlds both personal and remote, psychological and conscious, …

“Aberration / Pollination” Group Exhibition

Aberration / Pollination: recent works by Carmen Gonzalez, Francesca Sundsten, and Hollis Brown Thornton. Opening reception: Friday, June 4 Exhibition runs through Saturday, July 24, 2004, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 2004 Linda Warren Gallery is pleased to present Aberration / Pollination, an exhibition featuring recent works by Carmen Gonzalez, Francesca Sundsten, and Hollis Brown Thornton. Aberration / Pollination features works that address the relationship between the natural and the unnatural, the scientific and the magical, and the role of the individual in a bustling and sometimes overwhelming world. Carmen Gonzalez’s sculptures and paintings address the role of the female in …