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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Manish Nai: Solo Exhibition

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312.496.3552
http://www.kavigupta.com
June 6th - August 1st - closing today
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Kavi Gupta is proud to announce an exhibition featuring a new body of work by Mumbai based artist Manish Nai. This will be Nai’s first solo exhibition in North America and will feature four large-scale site-specific works in addition to wall hangings, sculptures, and prints.Manish Nai’s adoration of twentieth century abstraction began in college, coinciding with a moment when abstraction h...   [more]

Opening: June 6th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Claire Sherman: Funeral Mountain

Kavi Gupta Gallery    west loop/west town
835 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312.432.0708
http://www.kavigupta.com/
June 6th - August 1st - closing today
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Kavi Gupta Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Funeral Mountain, a new series of paintings and works on paper by Claire Sherman. Gestural and heroic, Claire Sherman’s canvases investigate the confusion of scale and space. Purposefully composed in a single day, each composition originates from a specific place and is executed in a limited period of time. Sherman intentionally retain...   [more]

Opening: June 6th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Anthony Baab: Cover the Earth

Threewalls    west loop/west town
119 N. Peoria #2C
Chicago, IL 60607
312-432-3972
http://www.three-walls.org
June 12th - August 1st - closing today
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Within his current body of work, Cover the Earth, Anthony Baab experiments with objects and materials associated with consumerism – packaging, advertisements, and logos. Baab views an explicit sense of command and function conveyed through these containers, perhaps more so than the commodities they hold or represent. Attempting to regenerate these objects into something otherwise and redirect their...   [more]

Opening: June 12th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jovencio de la Paz: Endless Flight

Threewalls    west loop/west town
119 N. Peoria #2C
Chicago, IL 60607
312-432-3972
http://www.three-walls.org
June 12th - August 1st - closing today
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Using the specific history and process of Batik, a wax-resist dye process indigenous to many cultures of Southeast Asia, Jovencio de la Paz presents recent work dealing with the narrative possibilities of cloth for his Threewalls exhibition Endless Flight. Integral to de la Paz’s process is the social and cultural history of Indigo dye, which both in its natural and synthetic forms, is ostensibly...   [more]

Opening: June 12th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Love for Sale: The Graphic Art of Valmor Products

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
April 25th - August 2nd - closing tomorrow
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Everybody wants love. And who doesn’t want to have good luck and success in life? Or to look their best? Quietly operating from Chicago’s South Side between the 1920s and 1980s, the Valmor Products Company offered all these things and more. Perfumes, hair pomades, incense, and a wide variety of other products came packaged in small bottles and tins with eye-catching labels affirming t...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Marianne Fairbanks, Fultonia, 96 Acres, Jason Lazarus, Cauleen Smith, Jan Tichy, Amanda Williams: After Today

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/
May 8th - August 8th - closing in 7 days
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After Today includes seven artists’ projects that respond to the city of Chicago's social, political, and economic conditions. At this moment of rapid change and political debate—with increasing income inequality, in the long wake of the 2008 recession, as neighborhoods across the city continue to transform, with the rise of labor movements, as the tech sector expands in Chicago, with...   [more]

Opening: May 8th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Joshua Johnson, Adrienne Miller, Allen Moore, Stuart Snoddy, Marcy Thomas: ANX / XV:New Work by Recent NIU Grads

Roots & Culture    west loop/west town
1034 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60622
773-235-8874
http://www.rootsandculturecac.org
July 10th - August 8th - closing in 7 days
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ANX XV takes its name from the Annex Studios, a former furniture warehouse and storage space for the lyric opera in Dekalb, IL. These studios are home to Northern Illinois University's MFA program, of which the five artists in the show are recent graduates– the class of MMXV. These artists were selected through a juried invitational based on the excellence of their work and to weave several...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Adebukola Bodunrin, Cecil McDonald Jr., Mahwish Chishty: Artists in Residence

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
June 19th - August 9th - closing in 8 days
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Film, video and installation artist Adebukola Bodunrin, photographer Cecil McDonald, Jr. and Painter Mahwish Chishty represent the inaugural group of DCASE Artists in Residence working in a private studio at the Chicago Cultural Center. This exhibition presents a view of the studio practice that evolved during their residencies. Adebukola Bodunrin researched and tested new projection and animation techniq...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Lauren Bon, Richard Nielsen, Tristan Duke: Liminal Infrastructure

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
May 14th - August 9th - closing in 8 days
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Liminal Infrastructure will feature newly-commissioned photographs made in and around Chicago by Lauren Bon, Richard Nielsen, and Tristan Duke of the Optics Division of the Metabolic Studio. Working with the Liminal Camera, a massive portable camera fashioned from a shipping container, the Optics Division utilizes experimental photographic technology in an ongoing project to map and depict the American lands...   [more]

Opening: May 14th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Sonja Thomsen: Glowing Wavelengths In Between

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
May 14th - August 9th - closing in 8 days
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Sonja Thomsen’s photographs and installations create a tangible means to experience the ephemeral qualities of light. Glowing Wavelengths In Between, Thomsen’s latest series,is, in the artist’s words, “a rumination on the very physicality of seeing.” Trained as a biologist, Thomsen finds inspiration in the methods and language of science. Her work springs from extensive exp...   [more]

Opening: May 14th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Julie Green: The Last Supper

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
May 9th - August 9th - closing in 8 days
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The Last Supper, a solo exhibition by contemporary artist Julie Green, displays 600 plates depicting the last meal requests of US death row inmates. For nearly two decades, Julie Green has painted images of these last meal requests in cobalt blue mineral paint onto second-hand ceramic plates. She intends to continue making 50 plates per year until capital punishment is abolished. Individually, each p...   [more]

Opening: May 9th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Compression: Recent Gifts to the Block from Bill and Sheila Lambert

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
May 9th - August 9th - closing in 8 days
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In the storage and transmission of digital information, compression is the process of consolidating data by eliminating non-essential elements. In a recent essay of the same name, curator and writer Tim Griffin applies the concept of ‘compression’ to recent contemporary art. Griffin observes that much contemporary art enacts “a kind of loss even while seeming to present an aesthetic...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alexander Calder: MCA DNA: ALEXANDER CALDER

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
October 12th, 2013 - August 9th - closing in 8 days
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MCA DNA: Alexander Calder traces the development of the artist’s ideas over a fifty-year career, in particular, his exploration of how art can move in response to its physical environment. The exhibition presents examples of Alexander Calder’s (American, 1898–1976), mobiles, stabiles, and works on paper dating from the 1920s to the 1970s—a selection of the museum’s in-dept...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jean-Luc Mylayne: Mutual Regard

The Arts Club of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
201 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-3997
http://www.artsclubchicago.org
May 22nd - August 13th - closing in 12 days
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The Arts Club of Chicago and the Art Institute of Chicago have invited Jean-Luc Mylayne (French, born 1946) to hold a pair of exhibitions from May until August 2015. These exhibitions, which feature Mylayne’s captivating color photographs of birds, will (re)unite inside and outside, nature and culture, and two Chicago institutions with profound ties to each other in the past and in the present. At...   [more]

Opening: May 22nd   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM



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