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THEASTER GATES AT RICHARD GRAY

“The work is not about a social mission. It is about sculpture and how things I believe in manifest through the material world.” — Theaster Gates

Gates new gallery exhibition EVERY SQUARE NEEDS A CIRCLE explores the artist’s interest in “poetics and the history of objects”—including “architectural excerpts from Chicago”—and continues his engagement with the inspirational works and teachings of W.E.B. Du Bois.

THEASTER GATES—EVERY SQUARE NEEDS A CIRCLE

Through June 29.

Richard Gray Gallery, Gray Warehouse

2044 West Carroll Avenue, Chicago.

Theaster Gates, Every Square Needs a Circle, Richard Gray Gallery, 2019, from top: Installation view; Black Rainbow, 2019; installation view; Alls my life I have to fight, 2019; Progress Mill, 2018. Images courtesy of the artist and the Richard Gray Gallery.