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Theaster Gates (Theaster Gates Jr., b. 1973 ,Chicago) lives and works in Chicago. Theaster Gates Jr (b. 1973, Chicago, IL) based in Chicago, is an installation artist and professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the College at the University of Chicago. Gates creates works that explore spatial theory, urban planning, land development, sculpture, and performance.
He participated at the Istanbul Biennale 2015, Whitney Biennial New York 2010, documenta 13 Kassel 2012 and at Venice Biennale 2015.

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