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MARVIN TATE presents 


May 19, 2018

5:30 PM - 11:00 PM




MAY 2018

Marvin Tate presents new works in the intimacy of his home and garden. Special performances by select artists.

JUNE 2018






by Lee Tracy


With a special exhibition of 10 Demandments

@ The Chicago Forum on Global Cities


June 6-8, 2018

What are the critical issues facing our world today?  Can prejudices ever be fully eradicated? What price does the global community pay for unlimited and unregulated growth? Is it time to create a new set of guidelines to create lasting political and social change? 


The Demandments, a series of original works on paper created by Chicago artist Lee Tracy, explores these questions through the power and persuasion of art.  


The Demandments identifies universal values and plants an image of an ideal working world in the imagination, where solutions are attainable. The series motivates movement by strengthening the courage needed to challenge the powers stalling obvious solutions, while igniting interest in better understanding and researching the issues at hand. 


As a collection of images and introspection, The Demandments remind us that many of the global problems can be met by responses that exist in each of us. In our increasingly partisan world, this artwork reminds us of the many things we can all agree upon. 


Ten Demandments are presented at the  Chicago Forum on Global Cities, a three-day international conference hosted in partnership with the Financial Times, that brings together leaders in business, civics, education, and the arts for a cross-sector dialogue on the influential role cities play in solving critical global challenges.


JUNE 2018








White Color Productions, in collaboration with Gray Wolf Records, is proud to release Jim Darque's first album, L'Interdit. The Chicago-based singer-songwriter reveals a selection of poignant melodies that examine the depth of his relation to love, death and the complexity of life. An emotional journey expressed in French and in English with special musical contributions by Katinka Kleijn, Tiphanie Spencer, Anthony Lacchus and Ben Taylor.








October 24 to November 24, 2018

The Downtown Boxing Gym (Detroit) in association with White Color Productions (Chicago) is proud to welcome French photographer Nicolas Henry to Detroit. 


Henry is known for his unique approach to storytelling that combines community engagement with photography, theater, cinematic lighting and handmade prop and set design. His current project, Kitihawa’s Chandelier / Worlds in the Making, is a series of photographs and exhibitions that present tales from communities in over 13 countries and celebrate the diversity of our world's cultures. 


The purpose of our collaboration is to include Detroit in Henry’s international project, and to provide the Downtown Boxing Gym’s students, families and partners an opportunity to get a hands-on experience in the making-of a large-scale photography series. The program provides a platform for expression that is truly remarkable and attests to the power art has in helping us create a more just and equitable society.


Through education, athletics, mentorship and intervention, the Downtown Boxing Gym empowers Detroit students to be positive and productive members of society.




Part of the Art Against the Flow Summit  



MARVIN TATE presents 


November 1, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM




In support of Intuit's Art Design Chicago exhibition, Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow, Intuit is proud to present the Art Against the Flow Summit


The Summit will provide a forum for the various constituents of outsider art--artists, educators, curators, dealers, collectors, students and general appreciators--to contribute to the conversations, panels and programming surrounding the role of place in the artistic output from a wide spectrum of artists.

Join Chicago artist Marvin Tate for an immersion in his art and process in the intimacy of his home and studio. Located in the hip Avondale neighborhood, Tate’s home and basement studio are a real treasure trove of works, including assemblages, sculptures, dioramas (as seen in the Intuit Store). This evening presents a unique opportunity to get a close-up look at one of the Summit’s artist speakers and to enjoy an evening of art and culture off the beaten path. Tate, also an acclaimed musician, will provide a light acoustic night of entertainment with members of the Chicago music scene. 

$10 donation at the event - Street parking - Wine & snacks provided.
RSVP REQUESTEDLocation: 3106 N. Sawyer Avenue







An audio and visual exhibition by Abigail Zoe Martin

@ The Zhou B Art Center



November 16th, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Exhibition Dates:

November 16 to December 30, 2018


The Zhou B Art Center, in association with White Color Productions and Agency H5, is proud to present Chicago Lights, an audio and visual portrait of Chicago by English photographer Abigail Zoe Martin.  


The exhibition presents a wide-ranging group of individuals who contribute to the immense diversity, richness and originality of Chicago’s landscape. Each are nominated by those previously photographed, choose the location for the shoot and share truths about themselves in raw and unrehearsed interviews.


Chicago Lights gives voice to unknown and notable individuals throughout the city, providing a platform for intimate, free expression through pose and words. The combination of image and sound delivers transformative experiences that create heartfelt connections between the viewer and each subject.


In a time of heightened divisiveness and prejudice in our city and country, Chicago Lights reminds us that art has the power to help us identify with one another and to build positive, long-lasting relations that contribute to a better world.

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