Media

BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works: Chris Bradley

Jan 17–Jul 2, 2017

Images

A sculpture consists of a paint can, a pack of ice, a paint can, a pack of ice, a paint can, and a banana stacked on top of each other, in that order.
Chris Bradley, Stack (Ice Bags, Cans, and Banana), 2014. Courtesy of the Artist and Shane Campbell Gallery. Photo: Robert Chase-Heishman
Pretzel sticks are connected together into a shape that resembles a long-necked quadruped animal.
Chris Bradley, Clyde, 2011. Courtesy of the Artist and Shane Campbell Gallery. Photo: Robert Chase-Heishman
Chris Bradley, Horizon, 2011. Courtesy of the Artist and Shane Campbell Gallery. Photo: Robert Chase-Heishman
A very long key chain has many knickknacks hanging from it.
Chris Bradley, Token (Endless Column), 2015. Courtesy of the Artist and Shane Campbell Gallery. Photo: Robert Chase-Heishman
A close-up image shows a steel frame with a banana peel hanging off of it.
Chris Bradley, Gate (Banana Peels) with Night Stand, 2016. Courtesy of the Artist and Roberto Paradise. Photo: Robert Chase Heishman and Emily Kay Henson
A sculpture of a ceiling fan holds a folded garment, house plant, and pool ladder on its blades.
Chris Bradley, Ceiling Fan (Blue), 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Shane Campbell Gallery
A metal framed object sits on top of a wood framed cube. Yellow and white banana peels randomly hang between the metal framing.
Chris Bradley, Gate (Banana Peels) with Night Stand, 2016. Courtesy of the Artist and Roberto Paradise. Photo: Robert Chase Heishman and Emily Kay Henson
A close-up image shows a silver paint can with a complex stack of pretzel sticks on top.
Chris Bradley, Stack (Pretzel Rods) with Night Stand, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Roberto Paradise. Photo: Robert Chase Heishman and Emily Kay Henson
Chris Bradley, Grease Face (Gummy), 2012. Courtesy of the Artist and Shane Campbell Gallery. Photo: Robert Chase-Heishman
A dozen pretzel sticks have been arranged into a rectangular shape, with the left side having two lines of pretzels.
Chris Bradley, Plan, 2011.Courtesy of the Artist and Shane Campbell Gallery. Photo: Robert Chase-Heishman
A metal structure resembling a chair has several banana peels hanging off of it.
Chris Bradley, Gate (Banana Peels) with Night Stand, 2016. Courtesy of the Artist and Roberto Paradise. Photo: Robert Chase Heishman and Emily Kay Henson
Many pretzel sticks are stacked on top of each other in a complex way.
Chris Bradley, Stack (Pretzel Rods) with Night Stand, 2016. Courtesy of the Artist and Roberto Paradise. Photo: Robert Chase Heishman and Emily Kay Henson
An object that appears to be one half of an empty pizza box has grease stains and a black circle with two dots as if forming a face.
Chris Bradley, Grease Face #2, 2011. Courtesy of the Artist and Shane Campbell Gallery. Photo: Robert Chase-Heishman
Installation view, Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, MCA Chicago January 17 – July 2, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, MCA Chicago January 17 – July 2, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, MCA Chicago January 17 – July 2, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, MCA Chicago January 17 – July 2, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, MCA Chicago January 17 – July 2, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, MCA Chicago January 17 – July 2, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, MCA Chicago January 17 – July 2, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago