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CURRENT EXHIBITS [75]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christopher Michlig: Patternesque

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
October 14th, 2012 - December 8th, 2012
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The term “urban fabric” refers to everything that makes up the built environment, excluding environmental, economic, functional and sociocultural actualities. Using raw material culled from an archive of merchant posters Christopher Michlig collected from LA streets, Patternesque is a group of 16 collages, each a pattern study riffing on idiosyncratic typographic anatomy. While each collage is a dist...   [more]

Opening: October 14th, 2012   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Julia Hechtman: What's His is Mine

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
October 14th, 2012 - December 8th, 2012
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devening projects + editions invites you to Patternesque, an installation of new collages and sculpture by Christopher Michlig. In the off space, we're featuring Julia Hechtman's new project, What's His is Mine. Opening on Sunday, October 14, from 4-7pm, it's the second solo exhibition in the gallery for both artists. Christopher and Julia will be attending the opening. Julia Hechtman's work organizes...   [more]

Opening: October 14th, 2012   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Elizabeth Atterbury: Photography Indoors

Document    west loop/west town
845 w Washington Blvd. 3f
Chicago, IL 60607
+1 262-719-3500
http://www.documentspace.org
October 27th, 2012 - December 8th, 2012
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Photography Indoors, Elizabeth Atterbury’s first solo show, consists of 12 new, small-scale photographs of impermanent constructions and 2 dimensional compositions arranged and shot in the studio.Alexander Black, in his 1893 book Photography Indoors and Out: A Book for Amateurs, states that with “lighting being the greatest difficulty connected with photography indoors, we can see why the picture of...   [more]

Opening: October 30th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Radiate: Art of the South Asian Diaspora

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/
November 2nd, 2012 - December 15th, 2012
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Radiate: Art of the South Asian Diaspora represents the work of eleven artists currently residing in the Northeast United States who share origins and connections in South Asia. The diversity of meaning, metaphor, and material in their work defies attempts at locating any fixed geographic or cultural “essence” of identity among these artists. Rather, multiple and mutable senses of self and hist...   [more]

Opening: November 2nd, 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 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 Bette Cerf Hill: Bette Cerf Hill: string theory

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
November 11th, 2012 - February 13th, 2013
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The exhibition string theory, on view at the Hyde Park Art Center from November 28, 2012 until February 13, 2013, presents artist Bette Cerf Hill’s abstract paintings representing concepts of energy and entropy. Also included in the exhibition will be a site-specific installation by the long-time Art Center community member, featuring the use of physical string—in the form of drawings made with thread...   [more]

Opening: December 2nd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Twelve Galleries Project presents Quarterly Site #12: EPIC SOMETHING

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
November 18th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013
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On Sunday, December 2, from 3 to 5 pm, the Hyde Park Art Center invites you to join EPIC SOMETHING’s twelve artists, in their opening exhibition, on a journey to the nexus of text and image, across a multitude of media: drawing, animation, installation, and writing, The Hyde Park Art Center is located at 5020 South Cornell Avenue in Chicago. For more information call 773-324-5520 or visit www.hydep...   [more]

Opening: December 2nd, 2012   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sabelo Mlangeni: COUNTRY GIRLS

Iceberg Projects   
7714 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626
http://www.icebergchicago.com
November 10th, 2012 - December 16th, 2012
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Iceberg Projects is pleased to present Country Girls, the first US solo exhibition for South African artist Sabelo Mlangeni (born 1980 Driefontein, South Africa, lives Johannesburg), which is only the third showing of his work in the US, and the first in Chicago. Country Girls is an intimate portrait of gay life in rural South Africa, with the photographs—31 silver gelatin prints shot by Mlangeni over the c...   [more]

Opening: November 10th, 2012   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Melanie Schiff: Sun Land

Kavi Gupta Gallery    west loop/west town
835 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312.432.0708
http://www.kavigupta.com/
October 26th, 2012 - December 8th, 2012
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Kavi Gupta CHICAGO is proud to present its third solo exhibition with LA photographer Melanie Schiff. Comprised of 13 of the artist's most recent photographs, the exhibition takes its name from the town where the artist lives on the periphery of Los Angeles. Like much of Schiff's previous work, "Sun Land" cobbles together discrete event to form an enigmatic environment, an imagined landscape that elud...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd JJ Miyaoka-Pakola: Momentary Volume

Lloyd Dobler Gallery    west loop/west town
1545 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60642
312.961.8706
http://www.lloyddoblergallery.com
October 26th, 2012 - December 8th, 2012
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Lloyd Dobler Gallery is pleased to announce Momentary Volume, the gallery's first solo show with Brooklyn-based painter, JJ Miyaoka-Pakola. The opening reception will be held on Friday, October 26th from 6-10pm and is open to the public and continues through Saturday, December 8th. This new body of paintings are designed to be viewed in groups that create a cadence of visual information that explore t...   [more]

Opening: October 26th, 2012   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Patrick Costello, Biff Bolen, Chris Duncan, Mac Katter: Infinite Jamz

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
November 10th, 2012 - December 16th, 2012
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Infinite Jamz is a group shows comprised of four artist from the 2012 Summer ACRE Residency program.  Infinite Jamz explores relationships of light and color amongst various systems of support. Biff Bolen uses paint to address the speed of his rapid attention span. Patrick Costello’s interests in his community inspires patterns combined with natural tones from the environment. Chris Duncan ponders pe...   [more]

Opening: November 10th, 2012   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shimon Attie: Shimon Attie: The Neighbor Next Door

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
September 21st, 2012 - March 24th, 2013
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During the 1990s American artist Shimon Attie presented a series of temporary installations in European cities that dealt with absence and legacies of the Holocaust. For The Neighbor Next Door (1995), Attie projected archival film footage from World War II onto Amsterdam sidewalks. The films, which had been taken by people driven into hiding by the Nazis, suggested what life on the street might hav...   [more]

Opening: September 21st, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Joseph Beuys, Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Andreas Gursky, Hanne Darboven, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth, Martin Kippenberger: De-Natured: German Art from Joseph Beuys to Martin Kippenberger, Selections from the James Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach Collection,

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
September 21st, 2012 - December 9th, 2012
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In the late 20th century, artists working in both the former East and West Germany were finding meaningful ways to address both the past and the present in their artworks. Even when it was not directly or overtly political, German art created 20 to 60 years after the end of World War II has been informed by a climate of political division (until 1989) and the specter of history. De-Natured present...   [more]

Opening: September 21st, 2012   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM



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