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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

Nina Chanel Abney Exhibition Comes to Chicago

Nina Chanel Abney Exhibition Comes to Chicago

WDCB's Gary Zidek catches up with Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Visual Art Director Daniel Schulman to talk about new Nina Chanel Abney exhibit.

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 Daniel Schulman, Director of Visual Art for Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Daniel Schulman, Director of Visual Art for Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

"Her painting is very hot. And it's narrative and figurative, you recognize the imagery and the people she portrays in a very powerful and vibrant, colorful visual language" - Daniel Schulman talking about Nina Chanel Abney's paintings.

 Nina Chanel Abney, RANDALEEZA. 2008 Private collection. Image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion. © Nina Chanel Abney

Nina Chanel Abney, RANDALEEZA. 2008 Private collection. Image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion. © Nina Chanel Abney

 Nina Chanel Abney, CATFISH, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York. Image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion. © Nina Chanel Abney.

Nina Chanel Abney, CATFISH, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York. Image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion. © Nina Chanel Abney.

 
 Nina Chanel Abney, artist

Nina Chanel Abney, artist

All Images of paintings courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

NINA CHANEL ABNEY: ROYAL FLUSH will be on display on the 4th floor of the Chicago Cultural Center through May 6th.

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