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CURRENT EXHIBITS [71]


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

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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 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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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 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 Candida Alvarez: Mambomountain

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
December 2nd, 2012 - March 24th, 2013
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The Art Center’s presentation of Candida Alvarez’s work will mark the artist’s first major solo exhibition in five years and will be on display at the Hyde Park Art Center from December 2, 2012 through March 24, 2013. Alvarez combines luscious and uncommon color schemes with organic abstract shapes, creating large-scale abstract paintings. Alvarez’s collage-like process begins with drawing and the wor...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tom Torluemke: Tom Torluemke: Fearsome Fable - Tolerable Truth

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
January 20th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013
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Hyde Park Art Center’s winter exhibition lets you reconfigure the past to reimagine the future   Chicago (January 2013) — Fearsome Fable – Tolerable Truth, a new work by Tom Torluemke, surrounds the viewer in either a grim or an uplifting landscape of the future in this unsettling exhibition on view from January 20 until April 28, 2013 in Gallery 4 at the Hyde Park Art Center. Through this man-...   [more]

Opening: January 20th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Johanna Billing: I'm gonna live anyhow until I die

Kavi Gupta Gallery    west loop/west town
835 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312.432.0708
http://www.kavigupta.com/
February 9th, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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Kavi Gupta CHICAGO is pleased to present Johanna Billing's most recent film. 'I'm gonna live anyhow until I die'. Billing’s videos weave music, movement and rhythm - placing subtle emphasis on the individual within representations of changing societies. In her work Billing directs the participants and puts in place a series of improvisations around the notion of performance and the possibility it hol...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Matthew Metzger: Waver

Kavi Gupta Gallery    west loop/west town
835 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312.432.0708
http://www.kavigupta.com/
February 9th, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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Kavi Gupta Gallery CHICAGO is proud to present Matthew Metzger's Waver, the artist's first exhibition with the gallery. The three works in this exhibition stem from Metzger's ongoing inquiry into Abstraction, and its relationship to the copy as a way of positioning painting between the limits of figuration and the sign. Previously known to viewers as Ghost, a work that Metzger originally exhi...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 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 Terry Adkins: RECITAL

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
January 11th, 2013 - March 24th, 2013
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Recital brings together a selection of work from the past 30 years by artist and musician Terry Adkins. Combining sculpture and live performance, Adkins has described his approach to art-making as being similar to that of a composer. His sculptures re-purpose and combine a range of materials, such as fiberglass propellers, wooden coat hangers, parachute fabric, and a variety of musical instruments in a pr...   [more]

Opening: January 12th, 2013   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Eye Contact: Photographic Portraits from the 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
January 11th, 2013 - March 24th, 2013
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Northwestern undergraduate Sophie Jenkins has curated this winter's exhibition in the Block's Ellen Philips Katz and Howard C. Katz Gallery. Eye Contact: Photographic Portraits from the Collection explores the importance of the gaze between artist and subject, or viewer and subject, in conveying biographical or psychological information in portraiture. A portrait has the capacity to communicate information about the...   [more]

Opening: January 11th, 2013   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gabriel Vormstein: Tempus fungit – amor mannet

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
February 1st, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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moniquemeloche is pleased to present  Gabriel Vormstein Tempus fungit - amor mannet in the gallery and on the wall  February 1 - March 30, 2013 For his first solo show at moniquemeloche, Berlin-based artist Gabriel Vormstein will exhibit a new series of his signature paintings on newspapers both in the gallery and "on the wall." This will be Vormstein's first exhibition in the Midwestern United States a...   [more]

Opening: February 1st, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gabriel Vormstein: Melt

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
February 1st, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Cage: MCA DNA

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
September 1st, 2012 - March 3rd, 2013
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This exhibition traces the fruitful and decades-long intersection of the celebrated avant-garde composer and artist John Cage (1912-92) with the MCA. Cage was "there at the beginning," performing in a work with fellow-Fluxus collaborators Dick Higgins and Allison Knowles as part of the October 1967 opening celebration of MCA's inaugural exhibition, Pictures to be Read/Poetry to be Seen. Over the...   [more]

Opening: September 1st, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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