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As part of their mid-career survey Sic Transit Gloria Mundi: Industry of the Ordinary 2003-2013, at the Chicago Cultural Center, Industry of the Ordinary solicited a number of Chicago-based artists to make their portrait, in a wide variety of media. IOTO’s interest was in creating a collective work that reveals the artists behind the portraits, reflects on the place of the portrait in contemporary art practice and considers the motivations behind the enduring urge to fashion a likeness.

   
 

Kelly Kaczynski
Born 1973, Heidelberg, Germany, www.KellyKaczynski.com
Twinning a thing it is not, a(n ordinary) hole (Lake Michigan), 2012
Video (see video here)

 

 

Chris Kerr
Born 1974, Elizabethtown, KY, www.neocountry.org
IOTO, 2012
Acrylic poster markers on Bristol board