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CURRENT EXHIBITS [142]


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

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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 Lorenzo Dow Turner: Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language

DuSable Museum of African American History    south side
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
773-947-0600
http://www.dusablemuseum.org
June 15th, 2012 - December 31st, 2012
added almost 2 years ago

This exhibition documents the historical journey made by people from Africa to the Americas, along with their language and music. In the 1930s, Lorenzo Dow Turner discovered that the Gullah people of Georgia and South Carolina retained parts of the culture and language of their West African enslaved ancestors. Turner’s research produced a living treasury of previously unknown traditions, songs, and...   [more]

Opening: June 15th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Elizabeth Catlett, Henry O. Tanner, William Edouard Scott, Metta Warrick Fuller, Augusta Savage, William H. Johnson, Jacob Lawrence: Buried Treasures: Art in African American Museums

DuSable Museum of African American History    south side
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
773-947-0600
http://www.dusablemuseum.org
July 14th, 2012 - December 31st, 2012
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Buried Treasures: Art in African American Museums will draw attention to the rich legacy of art produced by African Americans within the collections of 30 African American museums. The exhibition will display approximately 90 works of art including works on canvas and paper, sculpture and mixed media from many noted 19th and early 20th century American artists including Henry O. Tanner, William Edoua...   [more]

Opening: July 14th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd August Wilson: Jitney at the DuSable Museum

DuSable Museum of African American History    south side
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
773-947-0600
http://www.dusablemuseum.org
September 15th, 2012 - October 15th, 2012
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August Wilson was one of the most influential playwrights of his generation; the Century Cycle, his series of ten plays dramatizing African American life in each decade of the twentieth century, continues to be produced in theaters across the country. In this exhibit at the DuSable Museum of African American History, explore the life and career of August Wilson and go behind the scenes of Court T...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: No Rules: Contemporary Clay

Elmhurst Art Museum    suburbs
150 Cottage Hill Avenue
Elmhurst , IL 60126
630-834-0202
http://www.elmhurstartmuseum.org
September 7th, 2012 - January 5th, 2013
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No Rules: Contemporary Clay is the second in a series of three exhibitions at Elmhurst Art Museum exploring ceramic tradition and new creative developments. No Rules focuses on clay-based work of a nonfunctional nature and includes an international group of artists. Taking a variety of forms—from large and small-scale sculpture to community-based walks to performance, video, and photography—the work...   [more]

Opening: September 7th, 2012   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Barbara Cooper, YVETTE KAISER SMITH, Charlie Van Gilder: Con Templum

Evanston Art Center    suburbs
Center for the Visual Arts , 2603 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60201
847-475-5300
http://www.evanstonartcenter.org
September 23rd, 2012 - November 4th, 2012
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In ancient Rome there was a practice of looking at the heavens through a frame, or templum, creating a space for observation. This narrowing of the focus to open up creativity is the theme of this show. Each of the artists have concentrated their attentions, either in nature, math or pattern, creating diverse, intricate sculptures, that ask you to stop, and spend some time with each of them. Yvett...   [more]

Opening: September 23rd, 2012   1:00 PM - 4:00 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 Carolyn Cole: New Colorful Abstracts

GALLERY KH    river north/near north side
311 W. Superior St
Chicago, IL 60654
312-642-0202
http://www.gallerykh.com
September 7th, 2012 - October 13th, 2012
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Opening: September 7th, 2012   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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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
added almost 3 years ago

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
added almost 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 over 1 year 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 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 over 1 year 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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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Fragile Relations: Art, Nature and Environment

Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery    michigan ave/downtown
100 W. Randolph, Suite 2-100
Chicago, IL 60601
312-814-5318
http://www.museum.state.il.us
October 2nd, 2012 - February 8th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Fragile Relations: Art, Nature and Environment highlights the work of 13 Illinois artists who are inspired by nature and the environment. Artists include: Denise Bellezzo, prints; Barbara Cooper, sculpture; Jeff Crisman, photography; Mary Ellen Crouteau, mixed media; Marjorie David, digital imaging; Donna Hapac, sculpture; Carole Komarek, sculpture; Nora Lloyd, photography; Alex Lopez, installation; Xa...   [more]

Opening: October 5th, 2012   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM



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