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CURRENT EXHIBITS [66]


selected dates: 3/16/13-3/16/13 [clear]

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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 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 Iain Muirhead, Alison Ruttan: Nowhere Better

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
March 3rd, 2013 - May 19th, 2013
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The two person exhibition nowhere better combines new artworks by Iain Muirhead and Alison Ruttan that challenge our perception of danger and violence in relation to place. Whether the artists are borrowing from documentary images of terrorist attacks, crimes, tragic accidents, or natural disasters in local or global locations, the artworks present a powerful reminder that safety is a false conce...   [more]

Opening: April 14th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Cauleen Smith: 17

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
March 10th, 2013 - July 7th, 2013
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Most known for her film, video, and performance work, award-winning artist and Art Center student Cauleen Smith introduces printmaking into her repertoire with the site-specific installation at Hyde Park Art Center. The show, titled 17, will feature approximately 260 feet of hand screen-printed wallpaper. The exhibition title references many facets of arts and culture traditions from ancient history to...   [more]

Opening: April 14th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Walker Blackwell, Rebecca Beachy: The Bearer

Iceberg Projects   
7714 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626
http://www.icebergchicago.com
March 10th, 2013 - April 1st, 2013
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Iceberg Projects is proud to announce the opening of The Bearer, an upcoming exhibition by Chicago-based artists Rebecca Beachy and Walker Blackwell. The Bearer opens on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 4-7pm at Iceberg.    THE BEARER   Peru, 1943- Past a dog’s mottled fur and leaning into the slanting street a man carries an oil barrel on his back. Mary Shaw Schlivek makes a photograph. Concerned he...   [more]

Opening: March 10th, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 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 Michael Hunter, Paul Kenneth, Kate Steciw, Easton Miller, Liz Nielsen: Wingding

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
February 23rd, 2013 - March 24th, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

LVL3 celebrates its three year anniversary highlighting artists shown during its first year of operation. Wingding looks back on the gallery’s achievements as it continues to grow and expand its programming. Featuring artists from coast to coast, each with their own unique relation to Chicago, Wingding consists of work by Michael Hunter, Paul Kenneth, Easton Miller, Liz Nielsen, and Kate Steciw, highli...   [more]

Opening: February 23rd, 2013   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 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 Group Show: Color Bind: The MCA Collection in Black and White

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
November 10th, 2012 - April 28th, 2013
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Producing artworks using a single color has been a major strategy for artists throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, from Kazimir Malevich’s early suprematism to Anish Kapoor’s contemporary forms that attempt to imagine infinitude. Color Bind: The MCA Collection in Black and White investigates the museum’s rich permanent collection through one of art history’s basic formal lenses: th...   [more]

Opening: November 10th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Goshka Macuga: Exhibit, A

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
December 15th, 2012 - April 7th, 2013
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This exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art is the first survey of work by Polish-born, London-based artist Goshka Macuga. Goshka Macuga: Exhibit, A emphasizes the medium of collage, both two- and three-dimensional, as the governing principle of her art and often features featuring post-Soviet Poland or the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 as a backdrop. Also many of Macuga’s research-intensive p...   [more]



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