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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Beauty and the Book: 19th- and Early 20th-Century Folios on the Decorative Arts

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
February 28th, 2012 - May 7th, 2012 - closing today
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Among the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries’ holdings is a group of 19th- and early 20th-century folio volumes on the decorative arts. These exquisite, large-format books comprise a range of cultural and historical styles of ornamentation and design, lavishly illustrated through both the written word and vividly rendered images. Various forms of decorative art are depicted in these volumes—the illustrations em...   [more]

Opening: February 28th, 2012   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kerry James Marshall: Black Night Falling: Black holes and constellations

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
February 4th, 2012 - May 12th, 2012 - closing today
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For our very special on the wall project by Kerry James Marshall, the artist has been secretly working in his studio to make a site-specific work for our 10 x 25 foot wall visible 24/7 through our Division Street windows. Marshall simply states "come see it" -- need we say more? After a self-imposed 2-year hiatus, Kerry James Marshall has re-emerged at moniquemeloche. His "on the wall" installation ti...   [more]

Opening: February 4th, 2012   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Carrie Schneider: Burning House

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
March 31st, 2012 - May 12th, 2012 - closing today
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For her second solo exhibition at moniquemeloche, Carrie Schneider will debut Burning House, a series of fifteen large-scale color photographs each representing a house engulfed in flames. Exploring entropy, endurance, and the photograph–as–residue of a performance or process, Burning House describes something impossible yet deeply psychological –– the house is never destroyed. Through blizzards,...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Stages, Sights & Sounds: DynamO Théâtre, Mur-Mur

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
May 6th, 2012 - May 12th, 2012 - closing today
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Presented by the Chicago Humanities Festival in association with MCA Stage Making their debut in Chicago’s favorite perennial festival of theater for families, Montreal’s DynamO Théâtre unfurls their internationally-renowned acrobatic theater with Mur-Mur. A wall, with its graffiti and secrets, alternates as a playground and refuge for five young characters—two teenage couples and a pesky younger br...   [more]

Opening: May 6th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alison Ruttan: Natural Disaster

ADDS DONNA    other (outside main areas)
4223 W. Lake St #422
Chicago, IL 60624
312.912.9601
http://addsdonna.com
April 15th, 2012 - May 13th, 2012 - closing today
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ALISON RUTTAN Natural Disaster April 15 2012 to May 12 2012 ADDS DONNA is proud to present Natural Disaster, an exhibition of new work by Alison Ruttan. Stemming from her larger ongoing project “A Bad Idea Seems Good Again,” Natural Disaster will be the first exhibitio...n of the ceramic sculpture Ruttan has been working on for the past two years. Utilizing the inherent properties of the ceramic...   [more]

Opening: April 15th, 2012   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jade Walker, Andrew Holmquist, David Brandon Geeting: Temporal Figuration

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
April 14th, 2012 - May 13th, 2012 - closing today
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Temporal Figuration explores the loose and playful use of figural elements in each of the artists’ work.  David Brandon Geeting employs commonplace techniques to explore visual possibilities in the seemingly banal, giving his inanimate subjects a human feeling.  Andrew Holmquist combines abstraction with fragments of figural representation to depict elements, both tangible and impalpable, of the huma...   [more]

Opening: April 14th, 2012   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Fabric of a New Nation: American Needlework and Textiles, 1776–1840

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
December 16th, 2011 - May 13th, 2012 - closing today
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Featuring over 45 bedcovers, coverlets, needlework, printed handkerchiefs, and other household textiles from the permanent collection of the Department of Textiles, this exhibition explores the evolution of an American textile tradition as home creation, cottage industry, and commercial production developed between the years 1776 and 1840. While some needlework and textiles during this period were bo...   [more]

Opening: December 16th, 2011   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Stanley Tigerman: Ceci nʻest pas une rêverie: The Architecture of Stanley Tigerman

Graham Foundation    michigan ave/downtown
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, IL 60610
312-787-4071
http://www.grahamfoundation.org
January 26th, 2012 - May 19th, 2012 - closing today
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Ceci n’est pas une rêverie (This is not a dream) is both a retrospective and a reexamination of the architectural concepts of Stanley Tigerman. Throughout the exhibition, Tigerman’s texts, sketches, cartoons, object designs, architectural drawings, and models are organized in relation to nine themes that single out certain leitmotifs of his thought since 1960: Utopia, Allegory, Humor, Death, Division...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Richard Hull: RICHARD HULL

Western Exhibitions    west loop/west town
845 W Washington Blvd. 2nd Floor
Chicago , IL 60607
312-480-8390
http://www.westernexhibitions.com
April 20th, 2012 - May 19th, 2012 - closing today
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Western Exhibitions is thrilled to present our second solo show with RICHARD HULL. His new series of paintings recombines the imagery of horses' tails and the Klein bottle from recent works into ecstatic abstract portraits resembling exploding flowers. Since 2005, in paintings, drawings and prints, Richard Hull has been re-working a kidney-shaped form derived from a horse's tail. In his last show a...   [more]

Opening: April 20th, 2012   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lilli Carré: Moving Holds

Western Exhibitions    west loop/west town
845 W Washington Blvd. 2nd Floor
Chicago , IL 60607
312-480-8390
http://www.westernexhibitions.com
April 20th, 2012 - May 19th, 2012 - closing today
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In Gallery 2, we are thrilled to present “Moving Holds”, our first solo show with LILLI CARRÉ. A "moving hold" is an animation technique that involves cycling several drawings of a stationary character, giving the drawn lines a sense of vibration and energy. This allows the image to have a sense of movement while it is suspended in space in a holding pattern, making it feel alive while it is still....   [more]

Opening: April 20th, 2012   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Architecture: Selections, 1989–2011

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
February 11th, 2012 - May 20th, 2012 - closing today
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In 1988 Harold Schiff, an engineer and founding partner of the Chicago-based Schal Associates, established an award to support the professional development of outstanding young architects in Chicago. The Schiff Foundation Fellowship was first awarded in May 1989 and is now an established component of the architecture programs at the Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Chica...   [more]



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