Gallery Talk: Eric Lebofsky

Free With Admission

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Eric Lebofsky
Photo: Jenny Cohen


Artist Eric Lebofsky discusses his work and the works of other artists in the exhibition Seeing is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion.

Lebofsky is a visual artist and a saxophonist, singer, and composer who performs with the band Avagami. Lebofsky's solo shows include Western Exhibitions in Chicago, Miller Block Gallery in Boston, and Sears Peyton Gallery in New York, and he has been included in group shows at Corbett vs. Dempsey in Chicago, and Gavin Brown's enterprise and Participant, Inc. in New York. His artist books are in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Avagami recently released their debut album, Metagami on Lens Records. Lebofsky received his BA from Columbia University in New York and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He lives and works in Chicago.

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Eric Lebofsky, The Fela Kuti-inspired Golem, 2009. Ink, colored pencil on paper; 10 × 10 in. (25.4 × 25.4 cm). Courtesy of the artist