You Still Have Time To View Bisa Butler’s Stunning Portraits At The Art Institute of Chicago

Bisa Butler’s colorful portraits of African American life are made with fabric — not paint.

Bisa Butler
Bisa Butler, photograph by John Butler, courtesy of Claire Oliver Gallery Claire Oliver Gallery
Bisa Butler
Bisa Butler, photograph by John Butler, courtesy of Claire Oliver Gallery Claire Oliver Gallery

You Still Have Time To View Bisa Butler’s Stunning Portraits At The Art Institute of Chicago

Bisa Butler’s colorful portraits of African American life are made with fabric — not paint.

Reset talks with visual artist Bisa Butler about her must-see show Portraits, which is on display at the Art Institute of Chicago until Sept. 6. Visitors can take in the quilts with their eyes and ears by following along with an accompanying soundtrack produced by Butler’s husband.

GUEST: Bisa Butler, visual and fiber artist