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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jessica Campbell, Etta Sandry: That's What She Said

Roots & Culture    west loop/west town
1034 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60622
May 30th - July 4th - closing in 2 days
added about 1 month ago

Jessica Campbell and Etta Sandry explore similar themes, motifs and material in their work but each approach these with different emphasis, proportion and result. The title of the show, a crass and thoughtless sex joke, is a reference equally to the artists’ individual voices, and the unexamined language that exists in the margins of life. A brick pattern permeates this new body of black-an...   [more]

Opening: May 30th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Milton Schwartz: The Midcentury Mood: Milton Schwartz in America, 1953–1965

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
March 21st - July 5th - closing in 3 days
added about 1 month ago

Despite his significant contributions to the Chicago skyline and groundbreaking early hotel design for the Las Vegas Strip, Milton Schwartz remains an under-recognized figure from an important period in American architecture. The son of an engineer, Schwartz studied at the University of Illinois, where he was inspired to become an architect by the lectures of Frank Lloyd Wright. After a few years...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jillian Mayer: Touchers

Aspect Ratio    west loop/west town
119 N Peoria, Unit 3D
Chicago, IL 60607
June 5th - July 11th - closing in 9 days
added 21 days ago

Aspect/Ratio is pleased to present, Touchers, a solo exhibition of new work from artist Jillian Mayer. This will be her first solo exhibition in Chicago. Touchers examines the archive of a fleeting physical presence mediated through technology. Mayer’s exhibition features several performance based works, one being a screen recorded video through an online platform and photos created from the a...   [more]

Opening: June 5th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Albert Oehlen: Rawhide

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
June 13th - July 11th - closing in 9 days
added about 1 month ago

It is with pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey announces Albert Oehlen, Rawhide, an exhibition of recent canvases and works on paper. This is Oehlen’s third solo show with CvsD. In 2007, Oehlen made his first paintings to incorporate billboard fragments, over which paint was smeared by finger, a nod to the bygone joys of subverting the signs and symbols of commercial capitalism. Five years lat...   [more]

Opening: June 13th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Bob Thompson: Live at the Five Spot

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
June 13th - July 11th - closing in 9 days
added about 1 month ago

In the East Wing, CvsD is proud to present Live at the Five Spot, an exhibition of newly discovered drawings by the artist Bob Thompson. In the years leading up to his untimely death in 1966, Thompson was a habitué of downtown New York’s underground jazz clubs, where he watched the great innovators of free jazz, including Ornette Coleman and Milford Graves, as well as the towering figur...   [more]

Opening: June 13th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Matthew Lusk, Ryan Michael Pfeiffer, Rebecca Walz: GILDED PROSCENIUM

slow    south side
2153 W 21st Street
Chicago, IL 60608
June 20th - July 11th - closing in 9 days
added 24 days ago

There's a streak of yellow between those hills, but best leave your pick and pan at home. The alchemist’s pursuit was lost when those witchdoctors “the economist” turned paper into riches. Excavating ancient texts, Ryan Michael Pfeiffer & Rebecca Walz are reviving the guild. Their laboratory, the perineum, lies between drapery cloaking the universe and the depths of hell. Gods,...   [more]

Opening: June 20th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Nancy Lu Rosenheim: Swallow City

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
April 12th - July 12th - closing in 10 days
added 3 months ago

HYDE PARK ART CENTER PRESENTS MIXED-MEDIA INSTALLATION “NANCY LU ROSENHEIM: SWALLOW CITY” APRIL 12 – JULY 12, 2015 Nancy Lu Rosenheim explores the intersection of natural and man-made forms in her mixed-media installation. Chicago – In her solo exhibition Swallow City, Nancy Lu Rosenheim transforms Gallery 2 and the lobby of Hyde Park Art Center from Apr...   [more]

Opening: April 19th   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity

Museum of Contemporary Photography    michigan ave/downtown
Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
April 6th - July 12th - closing in 10 days
added 6 months ago

Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity seeks to distinguish the historical and contemporary expressions of the Black Dandy phenomenon in popular culture. The first comprehensive exhibition of its kind, this project highlights young men in city-landscapes who defy stereotypical and monolithic understandings of Black masculinity by remixing Victorian-era fashion with traditional Africa...   [more]

Opening: April 9th   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Chatter: Architecture Talks Back

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
April 11th - July 12th - closing in 10 days
added 6 months ago

Looking at an emerging generation of architects, this exhibition is devoted to five contemporary architects—Bureau Spectacular, Erin Besler, Fake Industries Architectural Agonism, Formlessfinder, and John Szot Studio—and the diverse methods and approaches that are driving their work. Influenced by new ways of communicating and exchanging information, such as through social media, it exp...   [more]

Opening: April 11th   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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