The art, architecture, writing, urbanism, and scientific research of artist Arakawa and poet-painter-philosopher Madeline Gins are on view in ETERNAL GRADIENT, which “traces the emergence of architecture as a wellspring of creativity and theoretical exploration” in their work.*
Over forty drawings and extensive archival materials represent nearly half a century of collaboration. The Reversible Destiny Foundation was founded in 2010 by the late artists and continues to promote their work and philosophy in the areas of art, architecture. and writing.
Through April 27.
4 West Burton Place, Chicago.
From top: Arakawa and Madeline Gins, Study for ‘Critical Holder,‘ 1990, acrylic, graphite, and colored pencil on paper; Arakawa and Madeline Gins, Screen-Valve, 1985-87, graphite and acrylic on paper; portrait of Arakawa and Gins, 2000, courtesy Dimitris Yeros; Arakawa and Madeline Gins, Screen-Valve, 1985-87, graphite and acrylic on paper; Arakawa and Madeline Gins, Drawing for ‘Container of Perceiving,’ 1984, acrylic, watercolor, and graphite on paper. Photographs by Nicholas Knight, images © 2018 Estate of Madeline Gins, reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins.