Heâ€™s an action, a mission, a question, a mental and verbal challenge,curated by those who knew him best, On June 14, 2008, 24 year-oldBrendan Scanlon, a street artist and grahic designer who went by thename Solve, was stabbed to death in Loganâ€™s Square. Although no longerwith us, Solve left behind an already amazing collection of street art,and Country Club Chicago – in conjunction with RGB (a loose collectiveof Solveâ€™s friends and fellow â€œtaggersâ€) is proud to present aninstallation highlighting the fresh and fierce street work of thisprolific and talented young artist.
Who is Solve? – will includenot only a soft sculpture attached to Solveâ€™s bike and hung from theceiling, but also a treasure trove of photographs and videos of Solveâ€™sextensive and electric street and performance art, including footagefrom February 2008 when he gained a great deal of attention (andinspired an equal amount of commuter confusion) by placing a televisionset on a Blue Line â€œLâ€ train stenciled with the message â€œWe areexperiencing legal difficulties.â€
Come to Country Club Chicagoon Friday, January 16th for the opening of this clever, edgy,multi-dimensional show and answer the question for yourself.
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