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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd William Anastasi, Sam Jury, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol: Processing the Everyday

Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign    other (outside main areas)
500 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, Illinois 61820
(217) 333-1861
http://www.kam.uiuc.edu
January 25th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013 - closing today
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On a daily basis, we encounter a variety of stimuli that we consciously and unconsciously digest—a limitless combination of mass media imagery, banal and mundane objects, and other elements within our immediate physical surroundings. The works in this exhibition explore the different ways we navigate these occurrences of the everyday by highlighting both subtle and deliberate processes of art mak...   [more]

Opening: January 24th, 2013   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd School of Art + Design Master of Fine Arts Exhibition

Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign    other (outside main areas)
500 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, Illinois 61820
(217) 333-1861
http://www.kam.uiuc.edu
April 11th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013 - closing today
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This annual exhibition represents the culmination of intense artistic development for graduate students in studio art and design. Marking a meaningful step further into the art world, the exhibition highlights and celebrates the artists' exceptional creativity, curiosity, and inventiveness.   [more]

Opening: April 13th, 2013   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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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 - closing today
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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 Troy Briggs, Brendan Fowler: Joint Exhibition

Shane Campbell Gallery (Oak Park)    suburbs
125 N. Harvey Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60632
312-226-2223
http://www.shanecampbellgallery.com/
April 7th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013 - closing today
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Divine and Princely Realms: Indian Art from the Permanent Collection

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago    south side
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
773-702-0200
http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/
December 18th, 2012 - April 28th, 2013 - closing today
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Traditional art from the Indian sub-continent reveals the region’s layers of history and unique racial, linguistic, and cultural diversity. This exhibition presents a small yet incredibly diverse selection of Indian art from the Smart’s collection. Spanning the ages—from the third to the twentieth centuries—the dozen works bring to light classic historic styles, regional variations, and the impo...   [more]

Opening: December 18th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Recent Acquisitions of Textiles, 2004–2011

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
December 13th, 2012 - April 28th, 2013 - closing today
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Celebrating the acquisition of about 550 marvelous objects by the Department of Textiles over the last seven years, this exhibition continues a tradition established in the department some 40 years ago to periodically display works recently acquired, whether by donation or purchase. In this case, some 41 works have been selected to highlight the many diverse textile types associated particularly w...   [more]

Opening: December 13th, 2012   10:30 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Irving Penn: Underfoot

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
January 17th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013 - closing today
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The path that led Irving Penn to the seemingly galactic abstractions of his late series Underfoot lay just outside his studio door. Walking the streets of Manhattan with a portable stool and a camera fitted with several extension tubes, Penn lowered his eye and his equipment nearly to the pavement. There he found a universe of abject form: pebbled concrete, cheap discarded matches and cigarette bu...   [more]

Opening: January 17th, 2013   10:30 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Project Projects: Test Fit

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
November 17th, 2012 - April 28th, 2013 - closing today
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Project Projects, a New York–based graphic design firm led by Prem Krishnamurthy, Adam Michaels, and Rob Giampietro, has become known for developing publications, exhibitions, and identities for a range of cultural institutions and educational organizations, as well as for creating self-initiated curatorial and research projects. Project Projects has won numerous awards for how it addresses intellectu...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gaylen Gerber: MCA Exhibitions: Gaylen Gerber: May 25

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
May 1st, 2013 - May 1st, 2013 - closing today
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MCA Exhibitions: Gaylen Gerber May 25 - September 8, 2013   Gaylen Gerber marks the artist’s first exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, which is comprised of two parts: a new commission in the lobby inspired by the late artist Michael Asher, and a color-saturated gallery installation of Gerber’s Supports combined with works from the MCA's collection. Internationally recognized fo...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Francesca Fuchs, Paul P.: Joint Exhibition

The Suburban    suburbs
125 N. Harvey Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302
708-763-8554
http://www.thesuburban.org
April 7th, 2013 - May 2nd, 2013 - closing today
added about 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rafael E. Vera: Nothing Concrete

Bert Green Fine Art    michigan ave/downtown
8 S. Michigan Ave. , Suite 1220
Chicago, IL 60603
312-434-7544
http://www.bgfa.us
March 9th, 2013 - May 3rd, 2013 - closing today
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Bert Green Fine Art is pleased to present our first solo show by Chicago-based artist Rafael E. Vera. Rafael E. Vera has spent years slowly renovating his own home. The sculptures and works on paper in this show share a focus on the underlying reality of domestic building structural elements. The hidden forms which provide support and make possible the domicile are exposed and depicted as mundane...   [more]

Opening: March 9th, 2013   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Frieke Janssens: Smoking Kids

Catherine Edelman Gallery    river north/near north side
300 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60610
312.266.2350
http://www.edelmangallery.com/
March 8th, 2013 - May 4th, 2013 - closing today
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For decades society was accustomed to seeing people smoke cigarettes in advertising campaigns, television sitcoms, and mainstream Hollywood movies. The sight of a cigarette was as common as the family dinner. Many mothers of baby boomers smoked during pregnancy, well before the surgeon general declared it harmful. Virginia Slims sponsored women’s tennis, and the Marlboro man and Camel Joe became Americ...   [more]

Opening: March 8th, 2013   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Meredyth Sparks: Windows and Screens: Meredyth Sparks

The Arts Club of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
201 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-3997
http://www.artsclubchicago.org
January 23rd, 2013 - May 4th, 2013 - closing today
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The Arts Club of Chicago is pleased to announce Meredyth Sparks’ first solo exhibition in Chicago. Sparks (b. 1972) is best known for layering materials like glitter, vinyl, and aluminum foil over images drawn from pop culture and the historical avant-garde. At The Arts Club, she will exhibit new and defining works from an ongoing series of photo-based collages entitled Extraction. They combine decora...   [more]


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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 - closing today
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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 Laura Lee Junge: DISTIRRBED NOT SHAKEN

Jackson Junge Gallery    north side
1389 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 227-7900
http://www.J2gallery.com
March 15th, 2013 - May 5th, 2013 - closing today
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“Distirrbed Not Shaken,” featuring the fanciful nightlife paintings of Chicago artist, Laura Lee Junge, opens Friday March 15, 2013 with a unique ‘twist’.    The solo exhibit at Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. runs from the March 15 opening (7pm-11pm) thru May 5, 2013.    For the occasion, Junge introduces two new paintings in the ‘nightlife’ genre, to complete a series of capriciou...   [more]

Opening: March 15th, 2013   7:00 PM - 11:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tim Anderson: Yellow

Thomas Masters Gallery    river north/near north side
245 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60610
312-440-2322
http://www.thomasmastersgallery.com
April 20th, 2013 - May 5th, 2013 - closing today
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Opening: April 20th, 2013   12:00 PM - 6:00 PM



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