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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Magda Tothova: A.R. is not invited - a new work by Magda Tothova

ADDS DONNA    other (outside main areas)
4223 W. Lake St #422
Chicago, IL 60624
312.912.9601
http://addsdonna.com
April 26th - May 31st
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Magda, You arrive in Chicago. We meet a week later, on your birthday. You hire me to be your assistant, on his advice, him whom you have never met. You tell me you are interested in Ayn Rand. Why Ayn Rand? Rand has long been regarded in academic and literary circles as a quaint utopian pseudo-philosopher. But yes, you’re right, Tea Party conservatives still embrace her as a libertarian hero and...   [more]

Opening: April 26th   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Erik Frydenborg: Nebula Winners

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312-404-9188
http://www.andrewrafacz.com/
April 25th - June 13th
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ANDREW RAFACZ is pleased to announce Nebula Winners, a solo exhibition of new work by Erik Frydenborg in Galleries One & Two. Chicago, IL, April 25, 2015– ANDREW RAFACZ continues 2015 with Nebula Winners, a solo exhibition of new sculptural works by Erik Frydenborg. The exhibition continues through Saturday, June 13, 2015. Nebulous winters. Nuclear options. Dictionaries stuffed with ug...   [more]

Opening: April 25th   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Anne Lindberg: drawn below

Carrie Secrist Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.491.0917
http://www.secristgallery.com/
April 18th - May 30th
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dirt from a wholewater in a puddlewave n a treewave made of smoke wave made of black smokewave made of black smokebright white wave in a tree smoke from white paperblack smoke from white paperspirit for six pagesin cursive black for 250pages of wet papersmoke from a mouthsmoke from a bodya body on a plain a ship under grounda plane in naturea horn undergrounda drum in the dirt —Carrie Secrist Galler...   [more]

Opening: April 18th   6:00 PM - 8:00 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 Archibald Motley: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
March 7th - August 31st
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The FREE exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist celebrates twentieth-century American artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. (1891-1981) and reveals his continued impact on art history. While considered a major contributor to the Harlem Renaissance, Motley never lived in New York but rather played that role from Chicago – his home for most of his life. This full-scale survey of 42 remarkable paintin...   [more]

Opening: March 6th   5:30 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chicago’s Gospel Truths

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
April 15th - June 1st
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Gospel music has ages-old history and traditions. But once gospel met Chicago, it was never the same again. Chicago’s Gospel Truths at the Chicago Cultural Center tells this unique musical story through a display of historic photographs and original artifacts. Legends of Chicago gospel including Thomas A. Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, Sallie Martin and many other remarkable composers and performers are re...   [more]

Opening: April 15th   9:00 AM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Keiichi Tanaami: Collages 1969-1973

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
April 30th - June 6th
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It is with great pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey presents Keiichi Tanaami, Collages 1969-1973 and Charline von Heyl, Why Not? This is the gallery’s third exhibition of Tanaami, its first full-scale show of his work and also the first to concentrate on his collages. Born in Tokyo in 1936, Tanaami lived through WWII, experiencing the devastating bombings of the war’s end, which left a la...   [more]

Opening: April 30th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Charline von Heyl: Why Not?

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
April 30th - June 6th
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It is with great pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey presents Keiichi Tanaami, Collages 1969-1973 and Charline von Heyl, Why Not? As a perfect counterpoint to Tanaami, painter Charline von Heyl follows her CvsD exhibition last year, Interventionist Demonstration (Why a Duck?), with a reply-show, Why Not? Nine smallish canvases, each of which features the same duck motif that was born in von Heyl&rsq...   [more]

Opening: April 30th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 96 Acres, Patricia Evans, Jeremiah Jones, Dave Jordano, Lisa Lindvay, Billy McGuinness, John Preus, David Schalliol, Lisa Vinebaum: An Invisible Hand

David Weinberg Photography    river north/near north side
300 West Superior Street
Chicago , IL 60654
312.529.5090
http://d-weinberg.com
May 22nd - July 25th
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An Invisible Hand is an exhibition curated in collaboration with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law that attempts to unpack the many diverse experiences of poverty. In presenting an eclectic collection of photographs, sculpture, moving image and sound, this group show looks to study the topic of poverty through the many different lenses that the Shriver Center uses to address the iss...   [more]

Opening: May 22nd   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 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
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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-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 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
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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-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Derek Franklin: Meditation Furniture for Ten Minute Breaks

Document    west loop/west town
845 w Washington Blvd. 3f
Chicago, IL 60607
+1 262-719-3500
http://www.documentspace.org
May 1st - June 13th
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Document is pleased to present Meditation Furniture for Ten Minute Breaks, the first Chicago solo exhibition by Derek Franklin. The show includes Franklin’s recent paintings and sculptures in a site-specific installation. The exhibition opens on May 1st with a reception from 6pm to 8pm and will continue through June 13th. While recently sleeping next to a historic cemetery I noticed that the...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 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
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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-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nancy Lu Rosenheim: Swallow City

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
April 12th - July 12th
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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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Danny Giles, Diana Harper, Brookhart Jonquil, Matt Mancini, Megan Stroech: Ideal Perfection

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
May 16th - June 21st
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LVL3’s continued partnership with the ACRE residency program is proud to present Ideal Perfection. This group exhibition features Danny Giles and Diana Harper, Brookhart Jonquil, Matt Mancini, and Megan Stroech—all artists from the 2014 summer residency. Dealing with light, reflection and space, these artists each transform physical matter through their own ideal process. Ideal Perfecti...   [more]

Opening: May 16th   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 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
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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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