Purchase A Contemporary History of Chicago Printmaking HPM Signed Silkscreen by Chris Hefner 2-Color Screen Print on Fine Art Paper Limited Edition Pop Street Art Artwork. 2013 Signed & Numbered HPM Embleshed Limited Edition of 48 Artwork Size 18x24 Signed By Hand In Person By Chicago Printmaker Artists: 1. Steve Walters (Screwball Press) 2. Bob Hartzell 3. Crosshair (Dan MacAdam) 4. Jay Ryan (The Bird Machine] 5. Dan Grzece 6. Mat Daly 7. Dan Black (Landland) 8. Erin Page Armstrong (Kill Hatsumomo) 9. Ethan D'Ercole 10. Josh Davis 11. Kathleen Judge 12 Lloyd Patterson Jr. 13. Zissou Tasseff Elenkoff (FugScreens Studios) 14. Delicious Design League (Billy Baumann & Jason Teagarden-Downs) 15. Johnny Sampson 16. Ryan Duggan 17. Sonnenzimmer (Nadine Nakanishi & Nick Butcher) 18. Kyle Baker 19. Justin Santora 20. Michael Lauriano 21. Nate Azark 22. Adam Hanson 23. Billy Craven 24. Chris Hefner 25. Andrew Ghrist
Chris Hefner is an American artist whose work explores the intersection of technology, culture, and identity. He was born in 1976 in Illinois and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Hefner's art practice encompasses a variety of media, including video, installation, sculpture, and photography. He is particularly interested in how technology shapes our perception of ourselves and the world around us. In his work, he often creates immersive environments that challenge our sense of reality and invite us to question our assumptions. One of Hefner's most notable works is "The Parallax View," a video installation that uses mirrors and projections to create an illusion of depth and movement. The piece consists of two screens positioned at an angle, so that when the viewer moves, the images appear to shift and transform. By playing with the viewer's sense of perspective, Hefner prompts us to consider how our own viewpoints are shaped by our experiences and biases. Another important theme in Hefner's work is identity and representation. In his series of photographs titled "The Girls Next Door," he creates portraits of women who live in the same building as him. The images are presented in a way that blurs the boundaries between reality and fantasy, inviting the viewer to question how we construct and perceive femininity. Hefner's work has been exhibited widely in the United States and internationally, including at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Istanbul Biennial. He has received numerous awards and grants, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2016. Overall, Chris Hefner's art challenges us to think critically about the ways in which technology, culture, and identity intersect. His work invites us to question our assumptions and consider new perspectives, making him an important voice in the contemporary art world.