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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Kathryn Andrews: Run for President

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
November 21st - May 8th, 2016
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Kathryn Andrews (American, b. 1973) examines how image producers—such as artists, corporations, Hollywood studios, and politicians who mirror and shape social values at large—employ visual cues and material packaging to elicit desire. In doing so, she often calls attention to our power, or lack of power, to resist such forces and the complicated act of looking itself. Her sculptu...   [more]

Opening: November 21st   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Rafael Ferrer: MCA DNA: Rafael Ferrer

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
September 19th - March 6th, 2016
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Puerto Rican–born artist Rafael Ferrer has worked in a broad range of forms since first emerging as a national and international figure in the late 1960s. During the heyday of avant-garde explorations in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Ferrer (who studied with such well-known Surrealist figures as Wifredo Lam and André Breton) was one of the prime instigators of a movement now called p...   [more]

Opening: September 19th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Matt Siber: Idol Structures

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
September 10th - December 20th
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Idol Structures, an exhibition of recent photographs and sculptures by Chicago-based artist Matt Siber, probes the systems of corporate and mass-media communication that permeate the urban landscape. Rather than focusing on the message itself, Siber emphasizes the physical infrastructure that delivers visual messaging, thereby revealing a component meant to stay invisible and subservient to image,...   [more]

Opening: September 10th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Andy Warhol: The Andy Archetype: Works from the Permanent Collection

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
September 10th - December 20th
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Characterized by boldly colored, flattened, and decontextualized images, Andy Warhol’s ubiquitous style transforms mundane cultural subjects into venerated works of art. Iconic in its own right, Warhol’s distinctive approach to image making has become as pervasive and recognizable as his celebrity and commercial subjects. Often associated with consumerism, sexuality, and celebrity, eleme...   [more]

Opening: September 10th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Adebukola Bodunrin, Cecil McDonald Jr., Mahwish Chishty: Artists in Residence

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
June 19th - August 9th
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Film, video and installation artist Adebukola Bodunrin, photographer Cecil McDonald, Jr. and Painter Mahwish Chishty represent the inaugural group of DCASE Artists in Residence working in a private studio at the Chicago Cultural Center. This exhibition presents a view of the studio practice that evolved during their residencies. Adebukola Bodunrin researched and tested new projection and animation techniq...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alfred Stieglitz: Alfred Stieglitz and the 19th Century

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
October 31st - March 13th, 2016
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Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946) tirelessly promoted photography as a fine art. Through his own photographic work over the course of a half-century, the photographic journals he edited and published, and the New York galleries at which he organized exhibitions of photographs, paintings, and sculpture, Stieglitz showed photography to be an integral part of modern art in America. In a...   [more]

Opening: October 31st   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ivan Albright, Gustave Baumann, Margo Hoff, LeRoy Neiman, Gladys Nilsson, Suellen Rocca, Sarah Canright, Christina Ramberg: Homegrown: The School of the Art Institute in the Permanent Collection

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
October 17th - February 14th, 2016
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The School of the Art Institute (SAIC) and the Art Institute of Chicago museum have long shared a symbiotic relationship—one training artists and the other establishing an encyclopedic collection of works of art for artists and the public alike to study and enjoy. Since the Art Institute’s earliest days, students have enjoyed spending class time in the galleries and have found inspir...   [more]

Opening: October 17th   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b David Adjaye: Making Place: The Architecture of David Adjaye

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
September 19th - January 3rd, 2016
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With over 50 built projects across the world, David Adjaye is rapidly emerging as a major international figure in architecture and design. Rather than advancing a signature architectural style, Adjaye’s structures address local concerns and conditions through both a historical understanding of context and a global understanding of modernism. This mid-career survey—the first devoted...   [more]

Opening: September 18th   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
September 13th - January 3rd, 2016
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This fall, the Art Institute of Chicago offers a glimpse of one of the world’s most intimate and private religious traditions. Bringing together over 100 artworks from private and public collections in India and the United States, Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings is the first major U.S. exhibition to explore the unique visual culture of the Pushtimarg, a Hindu denomination...   [more]

Opening: September 13th   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Deana Lawson: Ruttenberg Contemporary Photography Series

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
September 5th - January 10th, 2016
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The first installment of the biennial Ruttenberg Contemporary Photography Series features the work of New York–based photographer Deana Lawson. For nearly a decade, Lawson has been investigating the visual expression of global black culture and how individuals claim their identities within it. Her staged portraits, carefully composed scenes, and found images speak to the ways in which...   [more]

Opening: September 5th   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Tools of the Trade: 19th and 20th Century Architectural Trade Catalogs

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
August 4th - October 13th
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Trade literature—also known as trade, manufacturers’, or commercial catalogs—has been an indispensable tool of the architecture and design profession ever since its popularization in the late 19th century. The earliest precursors to modern trade literature emerged from European publishers and merchants in the 15th and 17th centuries. However, given the degree to which the United S...   [more]

Opening: August 4th   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM



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