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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Johnston Marklee: Grid Is a Grid Is a Grid Is a Grid Is a Grid

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
October 1st, 2015 - October 1st - closing tomorrow
added 10 months ago

The Los Angeles–based architecture firm Johnston Marklee, founded by Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, have been hired by the MCA to create a master plan for the museum, which includes a redesign and relocation of the restaurant as well as other public spaces. To coincide with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, Johnston Marklee have designed an intervention in the museum’s current c...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Juan Muñoz: Thirteen Laughing at Each Other

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
April 28th - October 6th - closing in 6 days
added 6 months ago

This spring the Art Institute of Chicago welcomes to the Bluhm Family Terrace a theatrical installation by Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz (1953–2001) that flips the experience of viewer and viewed. Many of Muñoz’s works unfold like stories in which the spectator is written into the drama. In the case of Thirteen Laughing at Each Other (2001), the viewer is thrust right int...   [more]

Opening: April 28th   10:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Boruch Lev: Clay Grounds

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
August 14th - October 7th - closing in 7 days
added about 1 month ago

Modern sculptural works in ancient traditional medium. Exhibit of two sculptors, Sueko Kawamura and Boruch Lev. Gallery hours: 9am-4:30pm Mon-Fr, 9am-2pm Sat Reception: August 18, Thursday, 4pm-6:30pm Demonstration: September 1, 12pm-4:30pm Artist contact: Boruch Lev Sueko can be contacted through Boruch as well   [more]

Opening: August 14th   9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ali Aschman, Emma Robbins: Joint Exhibition

Roots & Culture    west loop/west town
1034 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60622
September 9th - October 8th - closing in 8 days
added about 1 month ago

Ali Aschman constructs poetic narratives and psychological self-portraits through intuitive association of images and objects. In her new body of work, small porcelain figures, in various states of bodily distress and embroiled in ambiguous power struggles, are set against drawings of desolate yet alluring spaces – an empty bedroom, a dark cave. The works express feelings of discomfort, desire an...   [more]

Opening: September 9th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Victoria Sambunaris, Steve Rowell, Claire Pentecost, Brian Holmes, Terry Evans, Rozalinda Borcilӑ, David Rueter, Marissa Lee Benedict, Geissler and Sann: Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy

Museum of Contemporary Photography    michigan ave/downtown
Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
July 21st - October 9th - closing in 9 days
added 2 months ago

Petcoke:Tracing Dirty Energy features MoCP commissioned works by artists in response to the environmental and public health impact of petcoke, a dust-like waste product containing carbon, toxic heavy metals, and other dangerous compounds resulting from oil refining processes in the Chicago region and beyond. In addition to photography, the exhibiting artists use multi-channel video installations, sculptur...   [more]

Opening: July 21st   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jacques-Louis David: Jacques-Louis David’s "Napoleon"

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
May 28th - October 9th - closing in 9 days
added 3 months ago

The dominant French painter of the late 18th and early 19th century, Jacques-Louis David responded with brilliant artistry to the extraordinary events unfolding during the French Revolution and its aftermath. With his painting The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries, David created the quintessential image of the legendary leader as a figure of deliberation and action. At the time, Napoleon&rs...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Supernatural Shakespeare

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
April 11th - October 10th - closing in 10 days
added 6 months ago

The title characters of William Shakespeare’s plays certainly might get the most name recognition, but the Bard’s meddling witches and mischievous faerie folk often steal the scenes and have rightly become some of his most memorable characters. Part of the Shakespeare 400 Festival, this focused installation features three atmospheric engravings of fantastical Shakespearian scenes by various...   [more]

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