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CURRENT EXHIBITS [111]


selected dates: 4/30/13-4/30/13 [clear]

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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
added over 1 year ago

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 INSPIRING BEAUTY: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Chicago History Museum    michigan ave/downtown
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
312.642.4600
http://www.chicagohistory.org/
March 1st, 2013 - May 11th
added about 1 year ago

The Ebony Fashion Fair began in 1958, and over the next 50 years the traveling fashion show blossomed into an American institution that raised millions for charity and helped Johnson Publishing Company reach audiences. Show organizers overcame racial prejudice to bring the pinnacle of Europe’s premier fashion to communities that were eager to see, in real time and space, a new vision of bla...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: MEDLEY: A COLLAGE SHOW

Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS)    south side
600 West Cermak Road, Unit 1B
Chicago, IL 60616
773.951.8101
http://chicagourbanartsociety.com/
April 12th, 2013 - May 31st, 2013
added about 1 year ago

The Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS), a Pilsen-based not-for-profit exhibition and creative-use space located in the Cermak Creative Industry District presents a new group exhibition entitled MEDLEY: A COLLAGE SHOW.  This group exhibit featuring national and international assemblage artmakers marks the galleries first exhibition of the 2013 year in their 3,000 square foot space.  This event is free...   [more]

Opening: April 12th, 2013   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Animal Kingdom

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...
March 9th, 2013 - June 3rd, 2013
added about 1 year ago

Animals are the most continuous and ancient subject in art. Since creating bisons and horses in the cave at Lascaux artists have continued through today to craft meaning with animal images. This exhibition of screenprints by Chicago artists looks at a variety of approaches employed by the local creative community in a medium that is widely popular and has an extensive audience nationally and interna...   [more]

Opening: March 8th, 2013   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd David Hartt: for everyone a garden

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
April 5th, 2013 - May 11th, 2013
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Corbett vs. Dempsey is pleased to present for everyone a garden, an exhibition of new work by David Hartt. In his first show at Corbett vs. Dempsey, Hartt commandeers the gallery space, introducing three large glass sculptures, a diptych based on two of his drawings, and a single photograph. The impetus behind for everyone a garden is Hartt’s research into utopian architecture, in particular the work of Moshe...   [more]

Opening: April 5th, 2013   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd For and Against Modern Art: The Armory Show + 100

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
April 4th, 2013 - June 16th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

This exhibition reunites some of the prints, drawings, and paintings from the notorious Armory Show of 1913, which introduced a stunned America to avant-garde European art. Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and abstraction seem unremarkable now, but the intensity—and polarity—of the critical reception had ramifications in the Chicago art world for decades. This exhibition is made possible in part by generous fund...   [more]

Opening: April 4th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
April 25th, 2013 - June 30th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

As an increasingly ethnically ambiguous Asian American generation is coming of age, War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art looks at the construction of mixed-heritage Asian American identity in the United States. Working in traditional media as well as video, installation, and other approaches, artists explore a range of topics, including US wars in Asia, multiculturalism and identity p...   [more]

Opening: April 25th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Matt Rich: Razors & Vapors

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
April 28th, 2013 - June 8th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

devening projects + editions is very pleased to invite you to Razors & Vapors, Matt Rich's second solo exhibition with the gallery. In the off space, Pages, Pages features new works on paper from Alain Biltereyst, Britta Bogers, Gerd Borkelmann, Andreas Fischer, Matt Rich, Cary Smith, Jered Sprecher and Alice Tippit. Both exhibitions open on Sunday, April 28th, from 4-7pm.    As Matt Rich describe...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alain Biltereyst, Britta Bogers, Gerd Borkelmann, Andreas Fischer, Matt Rich, Cary Smith, Jered Sprecher, Alice Tippit: Pages, Pages

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
April 28th, 2013 - June 8th, 2013
added 12 months ago

In the off space, Pages, Pages features new works on paper from Alain Biltereyst, Britta Bogers, Gerd Borkelmann, Andreas Fischer, Matt Rich, Cary Smith, Jered Sprecher and Alice Tippit. This most recent installation of exciting new drawings and prnts, echoes the gallery's ongoing interest in well-conceived, thoughtfully developed and thoroughly arresting works on paper from artists connected to the gallery...   [more]


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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
added over 1 year ago

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
added about 1 year ago

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 Sun Choi: Embracing of Mark

Gallery Uno    michigan ave/downtown
410 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 541
Chicago, IL 60605
773.301.3895
http://www.artexhibitionlink.com/
April 12th, 2013 - May 30th, 2013
added 11 months ago

Sun Choi – Embracing of Mark In my work, I use leftover Han Yak which is still has the nostalgic smell and dried products. The leftover Han Yak's smell is a metaphor for a mom's love that is giving away herself to her love. Another metaphor is the mom's satisfaction of the work she did for her loved one's health. If someone has ever received true love from others, he/she has felt the fulfillment...   [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
added almost 3 years ago

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
added almost 3 years ago

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 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
added about 1 year ago

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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