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CURRENT EXHIBITS [63]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Brian Kapernekas: From There to Here

65GRAND    west loop/west town
1369 W Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
312.719.4325
http://www.65grand.com/
October 24th - November 22nd
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65GRAND is pleased to present From There to Here, the fourth exhibition of gallery artist Brian Kapernekas.The work on view originates in Kapernekas' attempt to paint a bat in flight. In his artist statement he notes, "From There to Here is an account of questioning the origins of what has been seen or told." Kapernekas goes on to explain the slippery nature of trying to pull together accounts, memories...   [more]

Opening: October 24th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jason Conny, Jonathan Gardner, Mr. Modern, Fern Shaffer & Ted Stanuga: Halls

ADDS DONNA    other (outside main areas)
4223 W. Lake St #422
Chicago, IL 60624
312.912.9601
http://addsdonna.com
October 26th - November 30th
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HallsJason Conny, Jonathan Gardner, Mr. Modern, Fern Shaffer, and Ted Stanuga October 26 - November 30, 2014Opening reception: Sunday, October 26, 3 - 6 pmGallery hours by appointment only.ADDS DONNA is pleased to announce Halls, a curated exhibition from the studios of 4223 W Lake. -- 4After chaining felled logs all day, I took the train to my residence.2Figures and colors emerge, first Robert t...   [more]

Opening: October 26th   3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Stephen Beal, Richard Nickel, Barbara Crane, Bob Thall: Chicago Landmarks Before the Lens

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
March 12th, 1994 - December 31st, 2020
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Presented by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, this exhibition of 72 black and white photographs from 1956 to 1987 offers a detailed view of 24 designated Chicago Landmarks.  The exhibit features the work of renowned architectural photographers Richard Nickel, Barbara Crane, Bob Thall and Stephen Beal.     [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sabina Ott: here and there pink melon joy

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
August 30th - January 4th, 2015
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Sabina Ott creates a site-specific installation of new works that creates a transformative psychic journey, turning three enormously windowed spaces overlooking Millennium Park into a mysterious and mystical hybrid environment. Suffering, fear, pleasure and transformation are evoked via the interaction with objects while sound and video play with material interpretations of text that describe transform...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Drury Brennan: DIE WELT (The World)

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
September 13th - January 4th, 2015
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Over the course of several days, Drury Brennan will create a site-specific installation. Brennan’s creative trajectory has taken him from being a jazz drummer and beat producer in Los Angeles to a stint studying photography and ceramics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to his current study and practice of calligraphy in Berlin. His works seeks to recombine music, art and poetry...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Frank Connet: Topography of Tension

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
September 13th - January 4th, 2015
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This recent body of textile and sculptures continues Connet’s twenty year fascination with the process of the dye-resist technique of mokume shibori. Connet's new wall pieces approach a level cartographic exploration, reassembling the compositions into abrupt transitions between pattern and deep indigo fields. Connet's sculptures are motivated by the three-dimensional potential of the tensi...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Patricia Rieger: All the Names

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
September 13th - January 4th, 2015
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With a twist towards the absurd and theatrical, Patricia isolates characters and spaces to suggest drama while encouraging ambiguity. She creates images in sculpture and paintings with situations of seeming opposition and paradoxes: silence and movement, private and public language, intimacy and banality, creating tension and poetic construction. She is intrigued with the poetics hidden in the munda...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Josiah McElheny: Dusty Groove

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
October 24th - December 6th
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Corbett vs. Dempsey is delighted to announce Dusty Groove, an exhibition of new work by Josiah McElheny. In his first show with the gallery, McElheny unveils a group of sculptures, each one created as a specific portrait of a key 20th century musical figure. The show’s title pays homage to the record store on the first floor of the gallery’s building, and all the work in the exhibitio...   [more]

Opening: October 24th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Puppies Puppies

CourtneyBlades    west loop/west town
1324 W Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
http://www.courtneyblades.com
October 31st - December 14th
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OPENING: OCTOBER 31st 6-10PM   [more]


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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
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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
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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 Greg Stimac: Middle Gray

Document    west loop/west town
845 w Washington Blvd. 3f
Chicago, IL 60607
+1 262-719-3500
http://www.documentspace.org
October 24th - December 6th
added 25 days ago

Reception 10.24.14 > 5-8 pm Document is pleased to present Middle Gray, a selection of eight black and white silver gelatin photograms and five wooden sculptures by California-based artist Greg Stimac. Together, the works in Middle Gray examine the firearm craftsmanship of the early American West and the traditions of capturing the frontier in photographs. To craft the photographic works, Stimac...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Beehive Collective, Lara Almarcegui, Guy Ben Ner, Ramiro Gomez, Ryan Griffis & Sarah Ross, Alevtina Kakhidze: Here, There, Everywhere

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/
October 31st - December 13th
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Economic globalization has more closely integrated local, national, and regional economies across the world creating greater interdependence; intensified movement of goods, services, capital, and persons; and changes within and upon many kinds of locations and spaces. Here, There, Everywhere is a group exhibition focused on the spatial configurations of economics and their related effects. The artworks...   [more]

Opening: October 31st   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops, 1966-1971

Graham Foundation    michigan ave/downtown
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, IL 60610
312-787-4071
http://www.grahamfoundation.org
September 19th - December 13th
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The Graham Foundation is pleased to present the exhibition, Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops, 1966-1971, opening September 19, 2014. In the late 1960s, renowned American landscape architect Lawrence Halprin and avant-garde dance pioneer Anna Halprin organized a series of experimental, cross-disciplinary workshops in San Francisco and along the coast of northern California that brought...   [more]

Opening: September 19th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
August 24th - November 23rd
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The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle is an exhibition and public program that engages artists and practitioners in considering conditions of the middle—both conceptual and concrete. Artwork on view in The Chicago Effect will explore permeable boundaries, liminal spaces, and in-betweens, identifying and asserting the necessity of the middle as a fertile improvisational space that becomes a...   [more]

Opening: September 13th   12:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Front & Center

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
September 13th - January 4th, 2015
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Hyde Park Art Center is proud to present the third annual exhibition of work from participants in our flagship artist professional development initiative, The Center Program. Curated by Tricia van Eck, the group exhibition Front & Center unveils artwork by the 2014 class of artists in this program that is dedicated to building critical dialogue for professional artists seeking to advance their work....   [more]

Opening: September 13th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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