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CURRENT EXHIBITS [121]


selected dates: 2/15/13-2/15/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shawn Decker: Prairie

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org/
February 8th, 2013 - May 5th, 2013
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Shawn Decker is a composer, artist, and teacher who creates sound and electronic media installations and writes music for live performance, film, and video.  Prairie references the dynamic rhythms of grasslands and the rich soundscape and eco-systems found within, evokes insect sounds, as well as rain, wind, and other rhythms of life within the prairie, enacted within a architectonic minimalism.  ...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Vivian Maier: Vivian Maier's Chicago

Chicago History Museum    michigan ave/downtown
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
312.642.4600
http://www.chicagohistory.org/
October 1st, 2012 - June 7th
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See Chicago through the eyes of Vivian Maier and witness the life work of a photographer who wowed the world with breathtaking images of everyday life in urban America. Maier’s Chicago collection will be presented at larger than life scale vividly documenting Chicago neighborhoods and faces of the 1960s and 70s. Vivian Maier was born in New York City in 1926, but spent much of her life trave...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shalom Chicago

Chicago History Museum    michigan ave/downtown
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
312.642.4600
http://www.chicagohistory.org/
October 21st, 2012 - September 2nd, 2013
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The Museum’s first exhibition on the history of Jewish Chicago is part of an ongoing effort to tell a more inclusive and diverse history of the city to contemporary audiences. Discover a rich array of personal stories that represent and illuminate the larger community’s experience. Each story illustrates how Jewish immigrants and their descendants adapted to modern American society while retaining...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tom Bachtell: Tom Bachtell: Drawings

City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower    michigan ave/downtown
806 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
312.742.0808
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/dep...
November 12th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013
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Working from his studio in the Loop, Chicagoan Tom Bachtell's distinctive drawings and caricatures appear each week in "The Talk of the Town" and other sections of The New Yorker where he has been a regular contributor for some 20 years. Drawings that will be on exhibit at the City Gallery include:  Barack Obama Michelle Obama Hillary Clinton Jackie Kennedy Cornel West Hugh Hefner Picasso Rahm Eman...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Diane Simpson: DIANE SIMPSON

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
February 8th, 2013 - March 23rd, 2013
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Corbett vs. Dempsey is very pleased to present its first solo exhibition of new sculpture and drawings by Diane Simpson. Since her earliest shows at Artemisia and the Phyllis Kind Gallery in the late 1970s, Simpson has been a major force in Chicago sculpture. Indeed, Simpson straddles several generations in Chicago art; she attended the School of the Art Institute in the mid 1950s, received her MFA...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rodney Quiriconi: Constructions, 1960 - 1970

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
February 8th, 2013 - March 23rd, 2013
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In the West Wing, Corbett vs. Dempsey presents Rodney Quiriconi: Constructions: 1960 -1970. Quiriconi (b. Chicago, 1933) was well known in Chicago in the 1960s and '70s. One of the only artists of the era to have drawn extensively on Minimalism, Quiriconi was neighbors with H.C. Westermann, whose use of rare woods directly influenced him. At the outset of the 1960s, he was working as a painter, but gradua...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Climate of Uncertainty

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
January 10th, 2013 - March 24th, 2013
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Climate of Uncertainty features 12 artists engaged in long-term projects that address the human role in environmental degradation. Photographers document issues ranging from the destructive effects of extractive industry to the effect of careless waste disposal on animal populations; installation artists provide a participatory and immersive experience around deforestation and the enormous consequences o...   [more]

Opening: January 10th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Bruce Davidson: Bruce Davidson: Welsh Miners

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
January 10th, 2013 - March 24th, 2013
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In 1965, on the heels of an assignment to photograph castles in the bucolic Welsh countryside, Bruce Davidson spent ten days in the mining communities of the Ebbw Valley in South Wales. He came away with a sequence of photographs that depicts the region in steep industrial decline. Though the scarred landscape, broken by mine shafts and smoke stacks, provided an important setting for the photographs, Da...   [more]

Opening: January 10th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rainer Spangl: UUUUU

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
February 3rd, 2013 - March 9th, 2013
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devening projects + editions is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of UUUUU, the second solo exhibition from Vienna-based artist Rainer Spangl. The exhibition opens on February 3rd with a reception for the artists from 4 – 7. Rainer Spangl has been developing a rich and inspired relationship with history which he constructs most often through observational studies done in museum collections....   [more]

Opening: February 3rd, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Aron Gent, Carrie Gundersdorf, Cody Hudson, Sofia Leiby, Josh Reames, Cody Tumblin: Shit is Real

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
February 3rd, 2013 - March 9th, 2013
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In the off space, devening projects + editions is excited to present the publication of six new editions by Chicago artists Aron Gent, Carrie Gundersdorf, Cody Hudson, Sofia Leiby, Josh Reames and Cody Tumblin. The exhibition opens on February 3rd with a reception for the artists from 4 – 7. Shit is Real celebrates the gallery’s commitment to the publication of cutting edge editions and mulitples by artists working in all facets of...   [more]

Opening: February 3rd, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Candace Hunter: Dust in Their Veins

DuSable Museum of African American History    south side
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
773-947-0600
http://www.dusablemuseum.org
October 26th, 2012 - May 31st, 2013
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Dust in Their Veins A Visual Response to the Global Water Crisis An installation of mixed media art works that bring discussion and action to the plight of women and children who are adversely affected by the lack of rights to clean water – the lack can be due to either the global water crisis or living in conflict areas of the world. Candace Hunter (chlee), concept, is a visual artist based in...   [more]

Opening: October 26th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gordon Parks, Harold and Fayard Nicholas, Daisy Bates, Selma H. Burke, Camille Billops: Reflections

DuSable Museum of African American History    south side
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
773-947-0600
http://www.dusablemuseum.org
January 11th, 2013 - June 30th, 2013
added 12 months ago

Reflections is a documentary-style photography series of black and white photographs of personal living spaces of over sixty renowned individuals whose lives and careers have addressed the fundamental political, economic, and social realities of the 20th century and beyond. In each photographic image, a mirror is strategically placed as the subject is reflected in it. Currently, the collection includ...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Geoffrey Holder, Carmen DeLavallade: Geoffrey & Carmen: A Memoir in Four Movements

DuSable Museum of African American History    south side
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
773-947-0600
http://www.dusablemuseum.org
February 9th, 2013 - July 15th, 2013
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The DuSable Museum of African American History in association with the California African American Museum (CAAM) will present an exhibition, Geoffrey and Carmen: A Memoir in Four Movements. The exhibition will include more than 90 paintings, sculptures, photographs, costumes, books and designs by the Tony Award winning director/choreographer/ artist/actor/author Geoffrey Holder and his award-winning...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alberto Aguilar, Gabrielle Garland, Martin Hyers and William Mebane, Alyssa Miserendino, Ann Toebbe: Open House: Art About Home

Elmhurst Art Museum    suburbs
150 Cottage Hill Avenue
Elmhurst , IL 60126
630-834-0202
http://www.elmhurstartmuseum.org
January 19th, 2013 - April 20th, 2013
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EAM’s winter exhibition programming focuses on artists’ representations of home. Inspired by the museum’s McCormick House, a mid-century modern home designed by architect Mies van der Rohe, the new exhibitions consider experiences, contents, memories, and realities of home today. Open House: Art About Home consists of related projects throughout the museum, including initiatives by EAM’s new artist-in...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Renee Robbins: Glow

Firecat Projects    north side
2124 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60647
773-342-5381
http://tonyfitzpatrick.com
January 25th, 2013 - February 19th, 2013
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Glow: New Paintings by Renee Robbins also showing the Daily Drawing project: a porfolio of 366 works on paper.   [more]

Opening: January 25th, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John O'Connor, Jessica Hyatt, Steve Roden, Steffani Jemison, Jochen Lempert, Jorinde Voigt: Observer Effect

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/
January 18th, 2013 - March 9th, 2013
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Featuring artists Jessica Hyatt, Steffani Jemison, Jochen Lempert, John O’Connor, Steve Roden, and Jorinde Voigt, Observer Effect examines how artworks incorporate processes akin to the scientific method as a means to examine and understand specific phenomena that exist in the world. Each artist’s idiosyncratic approach of observing and understanding his/her distinct subject matter reveals the artist's o...   [more]

Opening: January 18th, 2013   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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