Virginio Ferrari & Marco G. Ferrari: Spirit Level
October 26, 2016–April 6, 2017
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 4:30–7:30 pm
737 N. Michigan Avenue (Entrance at 151 E. Chicago Avenue), Chicago, IL 60611
Spirit Level features sculpture, 16mm film, video and installations by artists Virginio Ferrari and Marco G. Ferrari. Inspired by our complex relationship with nature, both artists have created works that juxtapose natural and synthetic materials, interior and exterior spaces, distance and tension, color and form to look at symbols and places that hold the potential for a spiritual connection, yet seems difficult to attain. Though both artists have worked together at Ferrari Studios, a collaborative studio space in Chicago and Guardistallo, Italy, for over fifteen years, this marks the first time father and son have exhibited together.
*An extension of the Olympia Centre exhibit can be seen at 353 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (www.353nclark.com), where sculptures by Virginio Ferrari are on display and a large-scale video projection by Marco G. Ferrari will be installed at a later date.