The 18th Annual Sculpture Objects and Functional Art Fair, SOFA CHICAGO 2011, enjoys the prestigious position of being the largest and longest continually running international gallery-based art fair in Chicago. SOFA CHICAGO 2011 runs at Navy Pier Nov. 4 – Nov. 6. The SOFA CHICAGO and Intuit Show’s joint Opening Night Preview on Thursday, Nov. 3.
SOFA features more than 60 international art galleries and dealers presenting museum-quality art and design. SOFA galleries bridge a wide range of cultures, art movements and historical periods.
Our Tim Tate, Allegra Marquart and Michael Janis are representing in the Windy City.
Allegra Marquart and Michael Janis will be shown at Maurine Littleton Gallery - space #720
Maurine Littleton Gallery at SOFA Chicago 2010
Tim's new work features a new video & glass and a non-video series.
The Silent Ode
blown & cast glass, original video, electronics
Below is the video that is incorporated into the artwork - where the singer is silently performing Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" - which is how Beethoven would have experienced the song - as he became deaf. The cast glass hands are the words to the song in sign language.