Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Tuesday, October 3

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This is your last chance to see "Kerry James Marshall: One True Thing, Meditations on Black Aesthetics" at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibition closes January 18. Though he is known primarily for his large-scale paintings depicting African-American subjects based on the genre of narrative history painting, this show from Chicago-based artist Kerry James Marshall also includes sculpture, drawing, photography, and video.

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