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CURRENT EXHIBITS [71]


selected dates: 6/12/12-6/12/12 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kay Rosen: Kay Rosen: Don't Look Back

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
April 15th, 2011 - April 15th
added over 3 years ago

A site-specific wall painting that rewards those who explore the Art Center’s architecture. Mythology buffs, lovers, and all casual explorers of the art center will enjoy this site-specific, temporary wall painting by Kay Rosen. Rosen is well-known for her conceptually-charged text work that most often deals with the mechanics of language. Located along the building’s clandestine south stairw...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Watie White: THE CHICAGO PROJECT

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
March 18th, 2012 - October 21st, 2012
added about 2 years ago

The Chicago Project by Omaha, Nebraska-based artist, Watie White, transforms traditional linoleum prints into near billboard-sized vinyl images. As a result, each bold line and cross-hatch the artist used to construct the image is vividly communicated, revealing White’s signature style, which blends gestures of painting, printmaking, and drawing with text to create new visual content. The artworks in the se...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Faheem Majeed and Emily Newman., Kirsten Leenaars, Judith Leemann, Sarah FitzSimons, Ashley Hunt in collaboration with Taisha Paggett, Lauren Carter, Deborah Boardman, Nadav Assor, Becky Alprin: Hairy Blob

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
April 22nd, 2012 - July 29th, 2012
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The group exhibition Hairy Blob presents new works by artists who play with conceptions of time through video, sculpture, drawing, installation, movement, sound, and several participatory events on view at the Hyde Park Art Center from April 22 until July 29, 2012. Participating artists – Becky Alprin, Nadav Assor, Deborah Boardman, Lauren Carter, Ashley Hunt in collaboration with Taisha Paggett, Sa...   [more]

Opening: April 22nd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Melissa Oresky: Melissa Oresky: Trail

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
May 6th, 2012 - August 19th, 2012
added over 2 years ago

Trail follows a winding path through the abstract painter’s growing visual language in works on paper and video. Along with nearly 40 painted collages, the exhibition premieres Oresky’s first work in animation (with sound design by Zak Boerger) setting in motion the layered structures common in her paintings, drawings, and collage work. For nearly a decade, Melissa Oresky has been making works based...   [more]

Opening: June 3rd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ani Afshar: Ani Afshar: Woven Gardens, Shredded Shadows

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
May 20th, 2012 - September 2nd, 2012
added over 2 years ago

Intricate hand-woven wall hangings and new tulle veil constructions by Turkish artist Ani Afshar return to the Art Center this spring.  Woven Gardens, Shredded Shadows will reveal a selection of acclaimed landscape tapestries Afshar produced in the 1990s and debut artworks and installations created by Afshar since her return to weaving in 2007, which are being shown publicly for the first time. Guest...   [more]

Opening: June 3rd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Henning Strassburger: Henning Strassburger : I Am A Girl

Kavi Gupta Gallery    west loop/west town
835 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312.432.0708
http://www.kavigupta.com/
May 12th, 2012 - July 28th, 2012
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Kavi Gupta Gallery Chicago is proud to present I Am A Girl, a solo exhibition by the Berlin-based artist Henning Strassburger. Kavi Gupta Gallery Chicago is proud to present ''I Am A Girl'', a solo exhibition by the Berlin-based artist, Henning Strassburger. Foremost as a painter, but also know for his conceptual music videos, the discourse of style, expression, and personality is enmeshed Strassburg...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Scott Reeder: SCOTT REEDER

Kavi Gupta Gallery    west loop/west town
835 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312.432.0708
http://www.kavigupta.com/
May 12th, 2012 - August 12th, 2012
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Kavi Gupta Gallery is proud to present its first solo exhibition by Scott Reeder. Reeder is highly regarded for his multiple talents. As a conceptual artist, he is known for his paintings, sculptures, and performances. For the past few years, Reeder has honed an approach to painting with noodles. Museological in scale and executed with precise skill, the paintings recall the history of monochromatic...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Richard Galling, Daniel Shea: Suspended

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
May 19th, 2012 - June 24th, 2012
added over 2 years ago

Suspended is a state, a moment, some kind of disbelief, a stalemated gesture frozen in its own established conditions. Richard Galling’s paintings deconstruct and utilize marks and gestures within a framework of abstraction, proposing a new system of painted signs. Daniel Shea’s objects and installations examine the mythologies and histories of the post-industrial ruin and a perceived material au...   [more]

Opening: May 19th, 2012   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd MEGAN SCHVANEVELDT, Rachel Niffenegger, ZACH MEYER, MADSEN MINAX, Robert Chase Heishman: MFA THESIS EXHIBITION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ART THEORY & PRACTICE, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
May 3rd, 2012 - June 17th, 2012
added over 2 years ago

Be among the first to see this year's exhibition! Join the artists and faculty from the Department of Art Theory & Practice as we celebrate the 2012 show. This exhibition and the associated events and publications are the culmination of the course of study leading to the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree. Candidates engage in intensive research during their tenure in the Department of Art Theory...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Theo Leffmann: Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
May 4th, 2012 - August 26th, 2012
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The fiber art of Chicago artist Theo Leffmann evokes the ancient and the exotic, echoing pre-Columbian and non-Western processes and forms with a distinct personal vision. Leffmann’s 40-year-career coincided with a revolution in textile art in the mid-20th century, as divisions between “high art,” such as painting and sculpture, and craft diminished. This display of Leffmann's colorful, richly textured,...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Immortal Art Project

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
May 10th, 2012 - June 17th, 2012
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Northwestern students, faculty, and staff contributed their thumbprints on paper in response to the story of Henrietta Lacks, a poor African-American woman whose cells, taken without her knowledge, were used in groundbreaking medical research. This exhibition displays the scroll of the colorful thumbprints, along with other objects from the One Book One Northwestern project, which engaged members...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Immortal Art Project

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
May 10th, 2012 - August 26th, 2012
added about 2 years ago

Northwestern students, faculty, and staff contributed their thumbprints on paper in response to the story of Henrietta Lacks, a poor African-American woman whose cells, taken without her knowledge, were used in groundbreaking medical research. This exhibition displays the scroll of the colorful thumbprints, along with other objects from the One Book One Northwestern project, which engaged members...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ed Paschke, Mary Cassatt, iovanni Benedetto Castiglione: Art on Paper: Prints, Drawings and Photographs from the Block Museum

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
May 11th, 2012 - August 26th, 2012
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The permanent collection is the great pride of the Block Museum and an invaluable resource at Northwestern University. Focused on culturally significant and technologically innovative works on paper, the collection gives the Block distinction amongst the many cultural institutions in the Chicago area and the Midwest. Art on Paper: Prints, Drawing, and Photographs from the Block Museum is the most comp...   [more]

Opening: May 11th, 2012   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Karolina Gnatowski: PPPPPresto!

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
May 19th, 2012 - July 28th, 2012
added over 2 years ago

Karolina Gnatowski (American b. 1980, lives Chicago) was invited to propose a window project concurrent with our wood show, but not necessarily in response to it.  However, her installation PPPPPresto! directly references the 5 male artists making “hard” paintings and sculptures out of wood inside the gallery space. Gnatowski’s knit and multi-media project actually incorporates live plants, rather...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Joel Ross, Jason Middlebrook, Dan Gunn, Michael Langlois, Robert Davis: WOOD

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
May 19th, 2012 - July 28th, 2012
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Each of the moniquemeloche gallery artists in this exhibition incorporates wood into their respective practices, manipulating the same raw material in various ways with different end goals. We ask ourselves why, at this time, are all these artists considering this once-living material? Working both with and against the natural grain and knots in internal slices of Cury Maple, Redwood, English Elm, a...   [more]

Opening: May 19th, 2012   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Martin Creed: MARTIN CREED Plays Chicago

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
January 10th, 2012 - December 31st, 2012
added over 2 years ago

British-born, Scotland-raised artist Martin Creed (b. 1968, Wakefield, UK) once set runners off in a jog around an exhibition; he inserted nails at different distances from the wall to create a tiny installation about scale but also created a 15-foot tall neon sign that spelled out the phrase “small things.” His 2001 Turner Prize-winning installation at the Tate Britain, Work No. 227, turned the light...   [more]

Opening: January 10th, 2012   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM



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