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.
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we are having an event tomorrow…try to stop by Cobalt tomorrow to check out this touring band. 6pm BROTHERS MOVING. 1950 west 21st STREET—
Coaster Show Participants
Once again, thank you for participating in the show. I have some news for anyone with new coasters. Would you like to be included in a traveling version of our exhibition?
Cobalt Studio & Cigars and Stripes are partnering on a fun summer show. Cigars & Stripes (Berwyn) is hosting an exhibition of The Cobalt Studio 2014 Coaster Show! As part of their many summer events.
If interested in participating I recommend you make up to 20 coasters, priced $5-$20 each.
I also suggest you visit the bar to get a feel for the place. There is tons of art on the walls. Plenty of history, wrestling, music, movie, cigar and beer memorabilia on display to inspire you.
Cigars and Stripes
6715 W Ogden Ave,
Berwyn, IL 60402
I will post the full details and a deadline by next weekend (June 28) Meantime get to work!