Jeffrey Gibson's Exhibit Included on Newcity’s “Art Top 5”

CAN YOU FEEL IT installation view. Courtesy of "Newcity"
Publication Date: 
November 22, 2019

For its Art Top 5 exhibitions for December 2019, Newcity features the show CAN YOU FEEL IT by MacArthur Fellow Jeffrey Gibson (BFA 1995) at Kavi Gupta. The title references the track "Can You Feel It" by Chicago-born, legendary house music dj, Larry Heard. Throughout the show, Gibson draws the titles of his paintings from music artists such as New Order and Joni Mitchell. According to the article, the exhibition includes colorful paintings, quilts, and punching bags which integrate Gibson’s Native American heritage and interest in punk rock.