Transgender Artist Edie Fake @ Western Exhibitions

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 Chosen for  THERESPONSIVEI.COM  by Eva Zanardi  

Transgender artist Edie Fake at Chicago-Based Western Exhibitions gallery, from June 19 to July 18, 2015.

Edie Fake, 'Just a Stage', 2015, ink and gouache on hand-dyed paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
Edie Fake, ‘Just a Stage’, 2015, ink and gouache on hand-dyed paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
Edie Fake, 'The Retention Pond', 2015, ink, acrylic, enamel and gouache on hand-dyed paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
Edie Fake, ‘The Retention Pond’, 2015, ink, acrylic, enamel and gouache on hand-dyed paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
Edie Fake, 'Sugar in the Tank', 2015, ink and gouache on paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
Edie Fake, ‘Sugar in the Tank’, 2015, ink and gouache on paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
Edie Fake, 'Sue', 2015, ink, enamel and gouache on hand-dyed paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
Edie Fake, ‘Sue’, 2015, ink, enamel and gouache on hand-dyed paper. Courtesy Western Exhibitions, Chicago.

From Brian Boucher’s article on Artnews.com,

“An artist who dropped out of a top MFA program in protest is opening a ravishing solo show of maniacally detailed drawings this month in Chicago.

Edie Fake, a transgender artist who left the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art along with all six of his classmates in protest last month (see The USC Roski Fiasco Points to the Corrosion of Art Education Nationwide), creates visually riveting drawings, some depicting architecture, some pure abstractions.”

Read more here.

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