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Current Exhibition

Friday, February 16, 2018 to Friday, March 9, 2018
Opening Reception - R. Roger Remington Lecture at 5:30 : Friday, February 16, 2018 - 04:00 to 06:30

Acknowledged as a pioneer of Modernist American Graphic Design, Lester Beall throughout his dynamic career was creatively involved in drawing, painting and photography. In 2017 Darrell Chapnick along with his son Ben Chapnick acquired a crate filled with Beall drawings done between 1946 and 1954. These master drawings expose, the breadth of Beall’s ability as a draughtsman. 

American designer, Lester Beall (1903-1969), was educated at Lane Technical School in Chicago and received a bachelor's degree in art history from the University of Chicago.
Upon discovering the work of the European avant-garde, Beall was inspired to bring American design of the 1930s and... ... (Read more)