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CURRENT EXHIBITS [62]


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

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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 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 Lee Blalock: Neue

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
March 17th, 2013 - June 23rd, 2013
added over 1 year ago

How will the human body adapt and evolve in the wake of technological advances? Artist Lee Blalock speculates on the progression of the evolving body through her drawings, video, sculpture and sound work presented in her first solo exhibition, Neue, which explores the mechanics of prosthetics, and how rhythm and movement can be interpreted through body amplification and prosthetics. Building from her...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: Hall of Khan

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
April 14th, 2013 - July 28th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Equestrian war monuments get a modern makeover from emerging artist Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford in a grand new site-specific installation, Hall of Khan, on view from April 14 until July 28, 2013 in Gallery 1 at Hyde Park Art Center. Live horses in the gallery will replace bronze sculptures and abstracted forms will take the place of historical riders whose lives and legends have shaped history thr...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Abigail DeVille: XXXXXX

Iceberg Projects   
7714 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626
http://www.icebergchicago.com
April 13th, 2013 - June 1st, 2013
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Iceberg Projects is pleased to present XXXXXX, a solo exhibition featuring the work of New York–based artist Abigail DeVille (b. 1981, New York City). Marking the first time the artist’s work will be seen in Chicago, XXXXXX will feature a new site–specific installation using scavenged materials and created on location at Iceberg Projects’ Rogers Park gallery in the weeks leading up to the exhibition...   [more]

Opening: April 13th, 2013   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd McArthur Binions: Ghost: Rhythms

Kavi Gupta Gallery    west loop/west town
835 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312.432.0708
http://www.kavigupta.com/
April 6th, 2013 - September 19th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is proud to present its first exhibition with McArthur Binion entitled Ghost: Rhythms. Ghost: Rhythms focuses on the artist's early career in 1970s New York City. Like many of his peers, Binion was influenced by the Abstract Expressionists and had developed a deep interest in visual communication and Modernism. As Minimalism was well underway within the visual culture o...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Shear, Stacy Fisher, Seth Adelsberger: Transposed Planes

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
April 13th, 2013 - May 18th, 2013
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LVL3 presents Transposed Planes a group exhibition featuring work by Seth Adelsberger, Stacy Fisher, and Peter Shear. Seth challenges the gestural frame of painting, referencing abstract expressionism and its history. Stacy works within series to confront the irregularity of the form as seen as a misfit model in display. Peter addresses the relationship between audience and object, creating abstrac...   [more]

Opening: April 13th, 2013   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Drawing the Future: Chicago Architecture on the International Stage, 1900–1925

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
April 19th, 2013 - August 11th, 2013
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Chicago-based architects played a leading role in urban architecture and planning in the first decades of the 20th century. The exhibition Drawing the Future: Chicago Architecture on the International Stage, 1900–1925, on view April 19 through August 11, explores the dynamic conversations between architects such as Walter Burley Griffin, Marion Mahony Griffin, and Tony Garnier and their progessiv...   [more]

Opening: April 19th, 2013   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd William Gropper: Blacklisted: William Gropper’s Capriccios

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
April 19th, 2013 - August 11th, 2013
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William Gropper, Patrioteers, from the portfolio The Capriccios, 1953–56, lithograph. Block Museum, Gift of Evelyn Salk in memory of her husband, Erwin A. Salk, 2001.21.38. This exhibition will showcase artist William Gropper’s highly personal, even visionary, response to his experience as a blacklisted artist in 1950s America. His portfolio of 50 lithographs, created after his experience with the infamous...   [more]

Opening: April 19th, 2013   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kate Levant: INHUMAN INDIFFERENCE

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
April 13th, 2013 - June 8th, 2013
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Kate Levant was born and raised in Chicago, and it is with great pleasure that moniquemeloche announces her first solo exhibition in her hometown. This body of work is comprised of the artist's latest material investigations into the functioning of objects and their properties. She asks much of her materials, to be at once legible, coded, and acted upon, but also asserts that they are indifferent to he...   [more]

Opening: April 13th, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sanford Biggers: AGO

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
April 13th, 2013 - August 3rd, 2013
added over 1 year ago

For his first exhibition with moniquemeloche, Biggers will activate the street-level storefront "on the wall" project space with a site-specific installation emerging from his recent work with civil war-era and pre-1900 quilts.   Abstract grounds of patchwork are overlaid with painting and mark-making and superimposed with shapes from the artist's ever-growing repertoire of iconic or loaded images. Though t...   [more]

Opening: April 13th, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
February 16th, 2013 - June 2nd, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962 focuses on one of the most significant developments in contemporary abstract painting: the artist’s literal assault on the picture plane. Responding to the physical and psychological destruction wrought by World War II—especially the existential crisis resulting from the atomic bomb—artists ripped, cut, burned, and affixed objects to the canvas in...   [more]

Opening: February 16th, 2013   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jason Lazarus: Chicago Works

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
March 19th, 2013 - June 18th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Chicago-based artist Jason Lazarus continues to develop his practice in new directions. Known primarily for his photographic works, Lazarus has expanded his artistic scope in recent years, conflating the role of the artist with that of collector, archivist, and curator. Above all, Lazarus is a sign-maker—sometimes literally, sometimes metaphorically—whose works simultaneously direct attention inward toward...   [more]

Opening: March 19th, 2013   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Michael Wilkinson, Kon Trubkovich, Roe Ethridge: Emerge Selections 2013

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
April 13th, 2013 - May 12th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

This exhibition brings together work by three artists who are finalists in MCA Chicago’s annual Emerge Acquisition for 2013. Emerge is an MCA donor group that supports the museum’s education, exhibition, and acquisition programs. Comprising art enthusiasts, collectors, and art patrons, Emerge sponsors events with artists and curators that reflect the dynamic issues of contemporary art today. Every ye...   [more]



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