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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Glenn Kaino: Leviathan

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312.496.3552
http://www.kavigupta.com
September 19th - December 20th - closing tomorrow
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Glenn Kaino’s first solo exhibition at Kavi Gupta, Leviathan, continues his engagement with cultural upheaval and takes inspiration from the physical and ephemeral marks and objects left behind in sites of cultural riots and conflicts. Using debris from specific sites where conflict has done away with urban landscape or reduced it to ruins, Kaino presents a series of sculptural works that engage...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Meg Duguid: Production of atomic credits

THE MISSION   
1431 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
312 243 1200
http://www.themissionprojects.com
November 7th - December 20th - closing tomorrow
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THE SUB-MISSION is pleased to present Production of atomic credits, a site-specific installation by Meg Duguid. Part of the Tramp Project, the installation is a performance for the artist’s film project that adapts James Agee’s 1947 script, The Tramp’s New World. The project addresses her interest in the congruity of performance and its documentation as an intersection for aesthetic p...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Luciana Rondolini: The Lineage of Stones

THE MISSION   
1431 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
312 243 1200
http://www.themissionprojects.com
November 7th - December 20th - closing tomorrow
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THE MISSION is pleased to present The Lineage of Stones, an exhibition of recent drawings by Argentine artist Luciana Rondolini. In her first solo exhibition in the United States, Rondolini presents graphite drawings of American pop icons -– Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga -– with their faces and skin covered in diamonds and jewels. The exhibition also includes an installat...   [more]

Opening: November 7th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Diego Rivera, John Wilson, Luis Jimenez, Elizabeth Catlett, Gerda Meyer Bernstein: Fires Will Burn: Politically Engaged Art from the Permanent Collection

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
July 10th - December 21st - closing in 2 days
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Drawing on DePaul’s own collection, this exhibition surveys a wide range of political expression, from a Diego Rivera painting of the Mexican Revolution through John Wilson’s searing Down by the Riverside, a suite of etchings about slavery, and Gerda Meyer Bernstein’s powerful installation The Justice Chair. Of particular interest is a seldom-seen portfolio of prints by Chicago artists pr...   [more]

Opening: July 10th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ink, Paper, Politics: WPA-era Printmaking from the Belverd and Marian Needles Collection

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
September 11th - December 21st - closing in 2 days
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The Works Progress Administration gave federal financial support to a wide range of artistic projects during the Depression, from fiction to fine art. Printmaking supported by the WPA is perhaps the one of most enduring interest: the design of the program itself, the political climate, and the very nature of the medium together produced a distinctive approach to style and subject matter, impress...   [more]

Opening: September 11th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Michael Schmelling: Your Blues

Museum of Contemporary Photography    michigan ave/downtown
Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
312-663-5554
http://www.mocp.org
October 16th - December 21st - closing in 2 days
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During an eighteen month-long commission in his hometown of Chicago, Schmelling explored the musical landscape of the region. The artist has immersed himself headlong into Chicago’s music scene, focusing on the overlooked and off the beaten path, frequenting house party shows and searching out niche and local acts that are not widely known. While photographing at clubs and parties, Schmellin...   [more]

Opening: October 16th   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago    south side
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
773-702-0200
http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/
September 27th - December 21st - closing in 2 days
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What makes an object a sculpture? The immersive exhibition Carved, Cast, Crumpledinvestigates the essential qualities of three-dimensional art across historical and cultural contexts, questioning what it means to be in the presence of an object. The exhibition is the first in a series of special projects celebrating the Smart Museum of Art's 40th anniversary. Comprised entirely of three-dimensional wo...   [more]

Opening: September 27th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kutlug Ataman: Stefan’s Room

Rhona Hoffman Gallery    west loop/west town
118 North Peoria St.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.455.1990
http://rhoffmangallery.com/
November 7th - December 23rd - closing in 4 days
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Rhona Hoffman Gallery is pleased to present Kutluğ Ataman’s 2004 video installation, Stefan’s Room. Comprised of five screens arranged in an irregular circle surrounding the viewer the installation seems to echo the flight or dance of butterflies and moths. On the fifth and narrative screen, Stefan Naumann explains in lengthy detail his passion and lifetime obsession with tropical mot...   [more]

Opening: November 7th   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alighiero Boetti, Susan Hefuna, Sheila Hicks, Heather MacKenzie, Karen Reimer, Kiki Smith, Richard Tuttle, Anne Wilson, Claire Zeisler: Material Gestures: Cut, Weave, Sew, Knot

Rhona Hoffman Gallery    west loop/west town
118 North Peoria St.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.455.1990
http://rhoffmangallery.com/
November 7th - December 23rd - closing in 4 days
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Rhona Hoffman Gallery has a long history of supporting fiber-based artists, from showing Richard Tuttle and pivotal fiber artist Claire Zeisler in the 1970s, to currently holding exhibitions by Susan Hefuna and Anne Wilson. Material Gestures continues this on-going interest with a diverse group of artists who embrace, subvert, and rework the ancient mediums of fiber and textiles within contemporar...   [more]

Opening: November 7th   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: ARTmageddon, a holiday group show

Vertical Gallery    north side
1016 N Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
+1 773-697-3846
http://verticalgallery.com/
November 15th - December 24th - closing in 5 days
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Vertical Gallery is proud to present ARTmageddon, a holiday group show, November 15 – December 24, 2014. The show will feature over 50 local, national and international artists all contributing two 12 x 12in. original works of art. 10% of all proceeds will be donated to Chicago-based non-profit The Simple Good. The show will feature new work from Ben Frost, C215, Hebru Brantley, Chris Uphues,...   [more]

Opening: November 15th   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM



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