Gran OM: Contemporary Political Mexican Poster Art
Friday, August 15 – September 14, 2014
In collaboration with Cobalt Studio and Pilsen Outpost, Mexico City based artist Gran OM debuts his solo, exhibition, Gran OM.
Mexico City’s most recognized wheat paste and poster artist. Working in Mexico’s rich tradition of the political poster, and contemporary gig poster design. Gran OM, Omar Inzunza, will exhibit for the first time in Chicago at Cobalt Studio. Creating a wheat paste installation and displaying his posters, Gran OM transcends the worlds of propaganda and street art. His contemporary aesthetics reflect a rich commentary on today’s social issues.
As one of Mexico’s most respected music video, film directors and multi media creators. Gran OM has his finger on the pulse of contemporary social political themes that are affecting our communities today. Cobalt Studio welcomes Gran OM to Pilsen for the first time.
Join us for the opening reception on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 6 – 10pm. Gran OM will be open to the public through September 14. Cobalt Studio 1950 W. 21st Street, Chicago. IL 60608.