Thomas H. Kapsalis – American Artist, Works 1990 – 2013

Thomas H. Kapsalis 'Positive + Negative,' 2008 hq

Exhibit Dates: June 7 – August 4, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, June 7, 6-9 pm

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
2320 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-227-5522

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is proud to present a solo exhibition of one of Chicago’s great abstractionists, painter and sculptor Thomas Kapsalis.

The focus of this exhibition is Kapsalis’s works from 1990-2013, and features works in various media, such as paintings, sculptures in metal, wood, and recycled materials. Many of the works were created in the past decade, and have never been publicly exhibited.

Kapsalis’s combinations of colors and shapes are masterfully composed, making his work visually very attractive. But there is more in Kapsalis’s work than geometric abstraction – the titles of the works will open the door to another dimension of his works. They reveal something about the artist and his observations of everyday life, sometime intellectual, sometime with humor, but always with perspective of an American Artist.

Preview exhibit on our Flickr page: secure.flickr.com/photos/uima/sets/72157633434543341/

Website: www.uima-chicago.org

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