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Feb 6, 2020

LUIS A. SAHAGUN: BOTH EAGLE AND SERPENT OPENS OPENS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020, WITH A RECEPTION FROM 2-4 PM AND IS ON VIEW THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 26.


CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER  78 E WASHINGTON ST, CHICAGO, IL 60602

 

LUIS SAHAGUN (b. 1982, Guadalajara, Mexico) is a multi-disciplinary artist transforming art into a mystical instrument that bestows a pre-columbian spiritual connection in order to heal wounds of conquest, colonization, and capitalism.  Like DNA strings of mestizaje, his practice metaphorically represent contradiction- indian/conqueror, violence/unity, and ancient/contemporary.  His work embodies a visual language of cultural resistance that counters the traditional white, male, heterosexual art historical canon. Sahagun has exhibited at venues including the MCA, Chicago, IL; Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM; The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL; the International Exposition of Contemporary Art (expo) Chicago, IL; amongst many others.  Additionally, his work has been covered in publications such as: ArtForum, ChicagoMag, NewCity Magazine, MundoFOX, New American Paintings and the Chicago Tribune. He is currently an Artist-in-Residence/Visiting Professor for Critical Race Studies Program in Michigan State University.

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