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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Richard Rezac: Signal

Rhona Hoffman Gallery    west loop/west town
118 North Peoria St.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.455.1990
http://rhoffmangallery.com/
June 6th - August 1st - closing in 2 days
added 2 months ago

Rhona Hoffman Gallery is pleased and honored to present Signal, Richard Rezac’s fourth solo exhibition featuring new sculpture and drawings. Rezac creates refined, and elegant objects comprised of pure reductive forms; his inspiration drawn in part from emotive encounters with architectural and design details situates his work closely to the Post-minimalist artists of the 1980s. Human in scale and...   [more]

Opening: June 6th   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd McArthur Binion: DNA Study

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312.496.3552
http://www.kavigupta.com
May 24th - August 2nd - closing in 3 days
added 3 months ago

Kavi Gupta is proud to present a solo exhibition of recent works by McArthur Binion entitled DNA Study. DNA Study brings together two interrelated strands of McArthur Binion’s practice, his DNA studies and his self-portraits, furthering the dialogue stimulated by his works over the last 40 years. Born in 1946, Binion has maintained an engaging practice that draws on autobiographical experience, A...   [more]

Opening: May 24th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Diane Simpson, Lilli Carré, Laura Davis, Carol Jackson: My Hands Are My Bite

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
June 7th - August 2nd - closing in 3 days
added 2 months ago

My Hands Are My Bite is an exhibition of four Chicago-based artists—Lilli Carré, Laura Davis, Carol Jackson, and Diane Simpson—who employ a formal poly-temporality and purposeful engagement with vintage decorative modes. Their respective styles vary, from Art Deco flourishes of the Gilded Age, to the materials of the American frontier, and the International Style Modernism and th...   [more]

Opening: June 12th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Diane Simpson: Window Dressing

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
773.252.0299
http://www.moniquemeloche.com
June 7th - August 2nd - closing in 3 days
added about 1 month ago

Diane Simpson is best known for her preparatory drawings and sculptures, which combine unconventional materials including fiberboard, perforated metals, faux fur, linoleum, and corrugated cardboard. Window Dressing is a meditation on structure that considers the meaning and history of decorative forms. For Simpson, Art Deco forms become models for androgynous new primary forms. It’s a sort of cub...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Preus: The Beast

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
April 13th - August 3rd - closing in 4 days
added 4 months ago

Intertwining spectacle and site, John Preus’ The Beast, becomes a new space for cultural inquiry, public dialogue and creative production within the Hyde Park Art Center. Preus will transform the main gallery’s interior with a complex architectural framework inspired by the form of a dead steer emblematic of violence and sacrifice, fabricating the structure from harvested materials including uph...   [more]

Opening: April 13th   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Isa Genzken: Retrospective

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
April 12th - August 3rd - closing in 4 days
added 7 months ago

Isa Genzken is one of the most important and influential female sculptors of the past thirty years. Yet, although she had a solo show at Chicago’s Renaissance Society, in 1992, she has never had a large-scale retrospective in an American museum. This exhibition of work by the Berlin-based German artist, organized jointly by MCA Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Dallas Mu...   [more]

Opening: April 12th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Zachary Cahill: USSA 2012: Wellness Center: Idyllic—affair of the heart

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago    south side
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
773-702-0200
http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/
August 23rd, 2013 - August 3rd - closing in 4 days
added 12 months ago

In his site-specific banner commissioned for the Smart Museum’s courtyard, Zachary Cahill questions whether art has the power to make us well. Drawing from multiple historical sources, Cahill (University of Chicago MFA 2007) considers the parallel traditions of the artistic retreat and the health spa or sanatorium—places often situated within idyllic natural environments, where residents...   [more]

Opening: August 23rd, 2013   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Eugene Richards: Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down

Stephen Daiter Gallery    river north/near north side
230 West Superior Street , Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
312-787-3350
http://www.stephendaitergallery.com
June 6th - August 3rd - closing in 4 days
added 2 months ago

"The Mississippi delta of Arkansas has been called at various times the heart of the South, the land of opportunity, a forgotten place. I went there for the first time as a VISTA volunteer in 1969. This was but a year after Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, a time when fear, racism, and poverty were what shaped people's lives. The delta was as starkly beautiful back then as it is now, with cotton fields runni...   [more]

Opening: June 6th   5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Eugene Richards: Eugene Richards: Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down

Stephen Daiter Gallery    river north/near north side
230 West Superior Street , Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
312-787-3350
http://www.stephendaitergallery.com
June 6th - August 3rd - closing in 4 days
added 2 months ago

“The Mississippi delta of Arkansas has been called at various times the heart of the South, the land of opportunity, a forgotten place. I went there for the first time as a VISTA volunteer in 1969. This was but a year after Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, a time when fear, racism, and poverty were what shaped people's lives. The delta was as starkly beautiful back then as it is...   [more]

Opening: June 6th   5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Andrew Holmquist: New Video and Ediitoned Artist's Books

Carrie Secrist Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.491.0917
http://www.secristgallery.com/
July 11th - August 9th - closing in 10 days
added 24 days ago

Carrie Secrist Gallery is pleased to present a summer project by gallery artist Andrew Holmquist on view from July 12 – August 2, 2014. A recent graduate of the MFA program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Holmquist is known for his investigations in abstract painting. For this project, the artist exhibits video and print work as an exercise in unifying his ideas and research...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Nice Work If You Can Get It

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/
June 27th - August 9th - closing in 10 days
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Through a variety of media and approaches, the artists in Nice Work If You Can Get It address the vital pocketbook issue of how citizens sustain themselves in today’s global economy. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, seismic shifts in our economic realities have forever changed our relationships to traditional concepts of labor, equity, and exchange. Believing in the potency of the ar...   [more]

Opening: June 27th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd ArtShop: FaceTime

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
May 25th - August 9th - closing in 10 days
added 3 months ago

ArtShop invests in teens particularly talented and interested in the visual arts by providing hands-on training, guidance in developing a portfolio, mentorship from a working artist, assistance with college applications, and involvement in the broader Art Center community. Under the supervision of artists Lee Blalock and James Jankowiak, teens explore their creative voices as they create new drawings...   [more]

Opening: May 29th   5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Matthew Girson: The Painter’s Other Library

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
May 24th - August 10th - closing in 11 days
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The Painter’s Other Library is a meditation on silence. The quiet of the library is evoked in the paintings as well as the history of the building and the galleries that house the exhibit. Themes in the work are also drawn from research into the Holocaust and the destructive program of the Nazis. While none of the work in the show explicitly states any of these histories, the formal choices o...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mind the Gap

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
July 22nd - August 12th - closing in 13 days
added 17 days ago

The group exhibition, Mind the Gap explores the conceptual space of the mind, between experience and recollection, between object and artifact. These gaps provide time and space to process the meaning of individual objects to evoke sensations, experiences, and memories through various processes of inquiry. Nine students in the Curatorial Practices course offered through The University of Chicago Graham School...   [more]

Opening: August 2nd   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM



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