Chicago Reader’s favorite visual art of 2014…
Whether by some grand conspiracy or maybe (probably) just coincidence, Chicago’s curators and gallery owners spent 2014 preoccupied with the idea of transformation. Two of the fall’s most highly anticipated shows, “David Bowie Is” at the MCA and “Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich” at Catherine Edelman Gallery, starring John Malkovich in Sandro Miller’s re-creations of iconic photographs, highlighted the multifarious incarnations of their subjects. -Chicago Reader
Chicagoans and visitors alike braved large crowds over the weekend to bid adieu to the MCA’s David Bowie Is. This fantastic retrospective of the popular pop star highlighted him not only as a singer, but as a musician, actor, and above all a visual artist.
But, let’s not be sad our beloved Bowie is gone, because Malkovich will continue on! Sandro Miller’s Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to photographic masters exhibition will be on view until January 31st!
The story behind Sandro Miller’s new photo exhibit, “Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich,” begins 17 years ago when Miller first met John Malkovich at the Steppenwolf Theatre… continue reading
Thank you Chicago Reader for the fantastic highlight!