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CURRENT EXHIBITS [81]


selected dates: 10/14/12-10/14/12 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Robert Lostutter: Garden of Opiates

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
September 7th, 2012 - October 20th, 2012
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It is with great pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey presents Robert Lostutter, Garden of Opiates. In his second exhibition at Corbett vs. Dempsey, Lostutter will unveil a suite of luscious new watercolors, as strange and particular as anything he's accomplished to date.  These bright, jewel-like works are all portraits of men, each one sporting some feature—a bald head woven in strips; a lower lip...   [more]

Opening: September 7th, 2012   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Walter Hamady: WALTER HAMADY

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
September 7th, 2012 - October 20th, 2012
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In the West Wing, Corbett vs. Dempsey presents a small selection of new assemblages by Walter Hamady. A legendary book designer and publisher, Hamady has run his own Perishable Press since 1964. As a collage and assemblage artist, he's been showing since even earlier, and his new box-works extend the mode he's been exploring for the last 25 years, utilizing wooden containers retrofitted with impeccable eph...   [more]

Opening: September 7th, 2012   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Karklins: The Nature Drawings of Peter Karklins

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
June 21st, 2012 - November 18th, 2012
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The Chicago artist Peter Karklins creates small pencil-and-paper drawings that capture the processes and energies just below the surface of all human life. The complexity of his organic forms is matched by the artist's meticulous recording of the times and circumstances of the creation of each drawing on its reverse, providing viewers with an added insight into these rich images. Sean D. Kirkland,...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Afterimage

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
September 14th, 2012 - November 18th, 2012
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The DePaul Art Museum will explore work by contemporary artists who draw inspiration from an earlier generation of Chicago artists known as Imagists in “Afterimage,” which opens Sept. 14. Free and open to the public, the exhibition runs through Nov. 18. An opening reception for the exhibitions will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the museum, located at 935 W. Fullerton Ave., just east of th...   [more]

Opening: September 14th, 2012   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ellen Lanyon: Ellen Lanyon: The Persistence of Invention

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
September 14th, 2012 - November 18th, 2012
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In her distinguished career the painter Ellen Lanyon has explored a range of visual imagery, from the exotic manifestations of the natural world to material culture:  objects such as antique tools or kitchen equipment, somehow bridging the distance between categories through evocative titles and scrupulous examination of form.  On a broader level, her work reflects an experimental approach to pai...   [more]

Opening: September 14th, 2012   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Karklins: The Nature Drawings of Peter Karklins

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
October 12th, 2012 - November 18th, 2012
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The small, hermetic drawings of Peter Karklins capture with pencil and paper the disturbing processes just beneath the surface of human life. The complexity of his organic forms is matched by the artist's meticulous recording of the times and circumstances of production on the reverse of each sheet. The visceral images seem not just wet but literally dripping; together with the austere annotation of...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Eric Fleischauer: In Circulation

Document    west loop/west town
845 w Washington Blvd. 3f
Chicago, IL 60607
+1 262-719-3500
http://www.documentspace.org
September 7th, 2012 - October 13th, 2012
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DOCUMENT is pleased to present In Circulation by Eric Fleischauer. The exhibition features a video installation, a series of animated gif’s, and custom screensavers. Together, the three works in the exhibition explore the malleability of the moving image, shifting modes of viewership, and the ways in which digitization has changed the dissemination, legibility, and reception of media. In Circulation is a d...   [more]

Opening: September 7th, 2012   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Karen Reimer: Karen Reimer: Endless Set #1399

Gallery 400    west loop/west town
UIC College of Architecture and Art, 400 S. Peoria Street (Art and Design Hall, First Floor)
Chicago, IL 60607
312-996-6114
http://gallery400.uic.edu/
August 31st, 2012 - October 20th, 2012
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Karen Reimer’s solo exhibition at Gallery 400 comprises a new entry in her on-going project Endless Set, accompanied by a selection of past artworks that illuminate the role spatial concerns have played in work that has often been read primarily through the lens of craft. Curated by Gallery 400 Director Lorelei Stewart, Endless Set #1399 is presented in conjunction with an architecture-based exhibition at the...   [more]

Opening: September 14th, 2012   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Richard Pare: The Lost Vanguard: Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922–32

Graham Foundation    michigan ave/downtown
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, IL 60610
312-787-4071
http://www.grahamfoundation.org
October 11th, 2012 - February 16th, 2013
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The Graham Foundation is pleased to present The Lost Vanguard: Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922-32, an exhibition documenting the work of modernist architects in the Soviet Union in the years following the 1917 revolution and the period of instability during the subsequent civil war. In little more than a decade, some of the most radical buildings of the twentieth century were completed by a smal...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Patrick Killoran: Immergence

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
October 29th, 2010 - January 1st
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On extended loan from the artist. On extended loan from the artist. A vending machine mysteriously conceals the main entrance to the Hyde Park Art Center’s School and Studio. The repurposed vending machine will be fitted into an existing doorway. Inquisitive visitors to the School and Studios will be surprised when they pass through an innocuous utility door only to emerge from inside the no...   [more]


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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
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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
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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 Group Show: Ground Floor

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
August 19th, 2012 - November 11th, 2012
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Hyde Park Art Center is proud to announce the artists selected for inclusion in the 2012 Ground Floor exhibition. The exhibition, which opens August 19, introduces Chicago to new talent to watch, spotlighting the most promising artists who have recently emerged from Chicago’s top level MFA programs. The Art Center will host a free public reception for these talented up-and-coming artists on Sunday...   [more]

Opening: September 23rd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Youth Art Board: Dreams and Nightmares

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
August 26th, 2012 - November 11th, 2012
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An exhibition curated by the Hyde Park Art Center’s Youth Art Board, Dreams and Nightmares, will be on view in Gallery 5 from August 26 until November 11, 2012. This group show will incorporate artwork that explores concepts of dreams and nightmares by members of the Youth Art Board as well as teen artists from Chicago High School for the Arts. The exhibition will include work portraying literal dep...   [more]

Opening: September 23rd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mara Baker, Sara Black & Jillian Soto, Laura Davis, Heather Mekkelson, and Mike Schuh: Two Histories of the World

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
September 16th, 2012 - January 6th, 2013
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The exhibition Two Histories of the World, on view at the Hyde Park Art Center from September 16, 2012 until January 6, 2013, features the works of five artists who transform used materials and explore the qualities of found objects as they circulate in contemporary culture. For this final iteration of a two-year exhibition project curated by Karsten Lund, artists Mara Baker, Sara Black & Jillian Soto,...   [more]

Opening: September 23rd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Dana DeGiulio: SAY SAY SAY

Iceberg Projects   
7714 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626
http://www.icebergchicago.com
September 17th, 2012 - October 21st, 2012
added about 2 years ago

Iceberg is proud to announce the opening of Say Say Say, an upcoming exhibition by Chicago-based artist Dana DeGiulio. Open at least your throat. The text of the body of the bodies of these objects is the whole thing. Economy of means here to indicate elected restraints, to test what's exhaustible, to compel analogies between the visual grammars of drawing and writing. History, annotator of everyt...   [more]

Opening: September 16th, 2012   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM



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