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 Wharton, Margaret (1943 - )
USA

Chair, 1980

Painted wood;
193 x 86 x 119 cm
Chicago School

UID 102-676



Biography

Born in Portsmouth, VA, studied at University of Maryland, College Park, MD (BS) and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (MFA). The artist's work focuses on the manipulation of objects such as chairs or books and their subsequent transformation into witty and critical works of art. Recent sculptures configured from chairs have an anthropomorphic quality. Solo exhibitions (selection): 2000 Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL; Rockford College, Rockford, IL, 1996 Mixed Media Sculpture, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 1991, 1988,1985,1980,1976 Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL. Group Exhibitions (selection): 2001 Reflections: 15th Anniversary Show, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL Art Chicago 2001, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, 1996-97 Art In Chicago 1945 - 1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL. Lives in Chicago, IL.






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