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||Art on theMART to project Obamas, Frida Kahlo
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In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART today announced two major new additions to its summer program: The Obama Portraits (debuting June 17) and Frida Kahlo (starting July 5).
All projections will be shown nightly at 9:00 and 9:30 p.m.
Art on theMART will present a dynamically animated projection of the portraits of President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively. A musical score will accompany the piece. The paintings can be viewed at the Art Institute of Chicago on June 18-Aug. 15.
On the occasion of the "Frida Kahlo: Timeless" exhibition at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage (June 5-Sept. 6), the piece will feature several of Kahlo's most recognizable works, including Self Portrait with Small Monkey (1945) and Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress (1926).
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