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Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis

Chicago Cultural Center (September 17, 2016–January 8, 2017) As I ascended the majestic staircase of the Cultural Center, I wasn’t prepared for what I was to find. I am familiar with Norman Lewis’ contemporaries, such as Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock. But Lewis’ abstract expressionism was unknown to me. At the start of the exhibition, we see a painting, “The Woman in the Yellow Hat,” that …

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