Wayne Sorce

Urban Color

October 21 - November 30, 2017
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For Immediate Release: 09/21/17

Upcoming Exhibition:

Wayne Sorce: Urban Color

October 21st – November 30th, 2017


Joseph Bellows Gallery is pleased to announce its upcoming solo exhibition,
Wayne Sorce: Urban Color. The exhibition will open on October 21st and continue
through November 30th, 2017. In conjunction with Sorce’s exhibition will be a
group show relating to the city as subject.

Urban Color will present a remarkable selection Sorce’s large-scale color
photographs of urban environments taken in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s in
both Chicago and New York City. His urban landscapes describe, with a formal
exactitude, the light, structures, and palette of these cities within a certain era.
For Sorce, the urban landscape is both still and transitory; people appear in
the photographs as both inhabitants, as well as sculptural forms relating to a larger
composed scene.

Wayne Sorce (American, 1946 – 2015) was born in Chicago, Illinois. He received
both a B.F.A. and a M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1969
and 1971). His photographs have been exhibited at the Renaissance Society,
University of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the
Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Sorce’s photographs are held within the collections of the Art Institute of
Chicago, the George Eastman Museum, the Armand Hammer Museum of Art,
National Museum of American Art, at the Smithsonian Institution, and the
Museum of Modern Art.

Complementing Sorce’s exhibition will be a collection of photographs by his
contemporaries that describe the city as subject. Work by Bob Thall, George
Tice, Bevan Davies, Grant Mudford, and others will be included.

To request further information or high resolution images please contact
Joseph Bellows Gallery at info@josephbellows.com. Established in 1998,
Joseph Bellows Gallery features rotating exhibitions of both vintage and
contemporary photography, with a special interest in American work
from the 20th Century.

More information can be found at www.josephbellows.com