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Curator Talk: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Free
  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Tickets for this event do not include tickets to the exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech.” Timed tickets are required to visit the exhibition. More information can be found on the FAQ page.

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Virgil Abloh, You’re Obviously in the Wrong Place, 2015/19
Courtesy of the artist

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Join Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator, for a special in-depth look at Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” in the Commons on the museum’s second floor. Virgil Abloh’s artistic endeavors encompass fashion, architecture, music, and design. This talk examines how Abloh navigated his groundbreaking ascent into the exclusive world of high fashion, as well exploring his unconventional approach to design.

Admission to this event is free. We encourage you to come early as space is limited. Guests who would like to experience the Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” exhibition after the talk are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Limited exhibition timed tickets will be available the day of the talk.

Live interpretation events are organized by Rosie May, Associate Director of Interpretation and Visitor Research and Meagan Burger, Manager of Interpretation.