BARBARA HASHIMOTO RETROSPECTIVE

17 YEARS OF SCULPTURE, INSTALLATION & PERFORMANCE


Barbara Hashimoto, Village Hairdresser, ceramic, book, encaustic, graphite (1999)
photo credit: Eric Young Smit

EXHIBITION STATEMENT
This solo exhibition is an overview of the artist’s body of work since her first exhibition in Tokyo in 1991. A survey of Hashimoto’s 17-year exploration into the book form is presented in the gallery’s front space while distillations of four of her installation/performance works, along with a documentary video on her experience as an apprentice in Japan, are presented in the gallery’s anterior space.
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CHICAGO TRIBUNE REVIEW
The strength of the show also is carried forward in the greatest number of pieces, the books that Hashimoto wrapped and fired with clay to comment on issues from censorship to narrative in contemporary art.
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OPENING RECEPTION PHOTOS


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