New Exhibition at the Smart Museum Examines the Human Form in Contemporary Art

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artwork: Sylvia Sleigh - "The Turkish Bath", 1973 - Oil on canvas. - Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago. On view at the Smart Museum in Chicago as part of the "Go Figure" exhibition from June 30th through September 4th.


Chicago.- The University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art presents “Go Figure”, a new exhibition that examines the human form in contemporary art. Covering the last sixty years, and encompassing figurative work that includes invented personae and idealized forms as well as portraits of real people, the exhibition features pivotal works from nine exceptional artists: Nick Cave, Leon Golub, Yun-Fei Ji, Kerry James Marshall, Christina Ramberg, Martín Ramírez, Ravinder Reddy, Clare Rojas, and Sylvia Sleigh.